Newron Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies for patients with neurological diseases, announced the initiation of the short-term explanatory trial with Evenamide to address previously announced potential safety issues raised by the FDA.
Evenamide is a voltage-gated sodium channel blocker, developed by Newron as an add-on therapy for the treatment of schizophrenia. Evanimide (when administered together with some common atypical antipsychotics) has been reported to significantly improve symptoms of psychosis in patients with chronic schizophrenia, in a Phase II study.
The successful completion of the announced explanatory study is a prerequisite for Newron to start its Phase III program. The results are expected by Q3-Q4 2020.
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