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Japanese Drug Maker To Seek New Trial For Parkinson’s Drug Approval

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Japan's Kyowa Hakko Kirin says it plans to put its Parkinson's disease drug through Phase III clinical trials later this year. The drug, KW-6002 (istradefylline), targets the brain's adenosine A2A receptor to prevent destruction of dopamine. The drug is to be used in conjunction with current treatments. The company failed in a bid to get U.S. approval last year when the FDA said it needed more data. Now that Phase II trials in Japan have been conducted, the company feels it is time to make a new approval attempt and is considering a license to another drug maker. (Click here for more - a subscription may be required

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