Carbidopa/levodopa

Drug Profile

Carbidopa/levodopa

Alternative Names: IPX-203

Latest Information Update: 13 Jan 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Impax Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Antiparkinsonians; Aromatic amino acids; Catecholamines; Hydrazines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Decarboxylase inhibitors; Dopamine receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes
  • Available For Licensing Yes - Parkinson's disease

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Parkinson's disease

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Nov 2016 Impax initiates enrolment in a phase II trial in Parkinson's disease (In adults, In elderly) in USA (NCT03007888)
  • 09 Aug 2016 Efficacy and adverse events data from a phase IIa trial in Parkinson's disease released in Impax Second Quarter Report 2016
  • 01 Aug 2016 Impax completes a phase IIa trial in Parkinson's disease (In adults, In elderly) in USA (NCT02271503)
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