Catalent to make Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia for Ph III trials

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Catalent to make Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia for Ph III trials
Catalent to make Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia for Ph III trials
Catalent has been contracted to make supplies of an extended-release drug for Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients set to enter Phase III trials by developer Adamas Pharmaceuticals.

The deal – financial terms of which have not been disclosed – will see Catalant make ADS-5102 (amantadine HCl) for assessment as a treatment for Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia (LID) in patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Adamas CEO Gregory Went said: “We believe Catalent’s capabilities make them the right choice to support execution of our upcoming clinical trials​.”

This was echoed by Barry Littlejohns, President of Catalent’s Advanced Delivery Technologies business, who said: “Our controlled release formulation expertise and drug delivery technologies will ultimately benefit patients with better treatments.

We are pleased Adamas selected Catalent for the development and supply of ADS-5102 which, if approved, will be the first medical treatment indicated for patients with LID in Parkinson’s disease​.”  

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