Donepezil/memantine extended release

Drug Profile

Donepezil/memantine extended release

Alternative Names: ADS-8703; ADS-8704; Arimenda; donepezil HCl/memantine ER; donepezil HCl/Namenda XR®; MDX-8704; memantine ER/donepezil HCl; memantine ER/donepezil IR; Namenda XR®/donepezil HCl; Namzaric

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Adamas Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Adamas Pharmaceuticals; Allergan
  • Class Analgesics; Antidementias; Antiparkinsonians; Antispastics; Indans; Nootropics; Organic bridged compounds; Piperidines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors; NMDA receptor antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    No
  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

    No
  • New Molecular Entity No
  • Available For Licensing Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Alzheimer's disease
  • No development reported Dementia

Most Recent Events

  • 22 Sep 2016 Allergan and Adamas Pharmaceuticals launch new dosage strengths of Donepezil/memantine extended release in USA
  • 19 Jul 2016 The US FDA approves expanded indication for donepezil/memantine for the treatment of patients with Alzheimer's disease (Moderate-to-severe) stabilised on donepezil monotherapy
  • 18 May 2015 Launched for Alzheimer's disease in USA (PO)
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