Methylphenidate controlled release - Purdue Pharma

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Methylphenidate controlled release - Purdue Pharma

Alternative Names: Aptensio XR; Biphentin Capsules; FOQUEST; Methylphenidate ER; Methylphenidate extended release; PRC-063

Latest Information Update: 06 Feb 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Purdue Pharma
  • Developer Purdue Pharma; Rhodes Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Phenylacetates; Piperidines; Sleep disorder therapies; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Adrenergic receptor modulators; Dopamine release stimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Feb 2018 FOQUEST®, methylphenidate controlled-release capsules, for the treatment of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder launched in Canada
  • 29 May 2017 Purdue Pharma initiates enrolment in a phase III trial for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (In Children) in USA (NCT03172481)
  • 01 Jan 2017 Rhodes Pharmaceuticals in collaboration with Purdue Pharma completes a phase III trial in Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (In adults) in USA (PO) (NCT02555150)
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