Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR) Statement on CHMP Positive Opinion on Marketing Authorization Application for FAMPYRA(R) in Europe
5/20/2011 10:24:33 AM
The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicine Agency (EMA) has recommended conditional marketing authorization of FAMPYRA® (prolonged-release fampridine 10 mg tablets) for the improvement of walking in adult patients with multiple sclerosis with walking disability (Expanded Disability Status Scale of 4-7). This oral therapy was developed and is commercialized by Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. in the United States under the trade name AMPYRA® (dalfampridine) Extended Release Tablets, 10 mg. FAMPYRA is being developed and marketed by Biogen Idec outside the United States under a licensing agreement from Acorda.
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