Supernus Announces FDA Acceptance for Review of New Drug Application for SPN-812 for the Treatment of ADHD
“SPN-812, if approved by the
The NDA for SPN-812 is based on data from an extensive development program consisting of four Phase III clinical trials that studied the pediatric patient population from the age of 6 to 17 years, two Phase II clinical trials, several Phase I trials, a long-term open label extension study, preclinical testing, and drug manufacturing data. Each of the four pivotal clinical trials showed a reduction in ADHD-RS-5 total score as early as Week 1 and continuing until the end of the clinical study, as well as improvement in both hyperactivity/impulsivity and inattention subscales. The effect was statistically significant for the studies for 100mg, 200mg, and 400mg doses. SPN-812 had an acceptable safety profile with low incidence of adverse events and low discontinuation rates.
In addition, during the fourth quarter of 2019, the Company initiated a Phase III program to study SPN-812 in the adult ADHD patient population.
SPN-812 is a serotonin norepinephrine modulating agent (SNMA) that Supernus is developing as a novel non-stimulant for the treatment of ADHD. Based on data generated to date, the Company believes SPN-812 could be a well-differentiated ADHD treatment compared to other treatments for ADHD due to its novel mechanism of action and unique pharmacological and pharmacokinetic profile. The active ingredient in SPN-812, viloxazine hydrochloride, has an extensive safety record in
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