Eisai Company, Ltd. to Submit Marketing Authorization Applications in the U.S. and EU for Perampanel as Adjunctive Therapy for Partial Onset Seizures in Patients with Epilepsy

Published: Jan 25, 2011

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eisai announced today that it will submit Marketing Authorization Applications in the United States and the European Union for the investigational compound perampanel (E2007) based on the results of three Phase III pivotal studies. Perampanel is a first-in-class, highly selective non-competitive AMPA-type glutamate receptor antagonist, discovered and being developed by Eisai for adjunctive treatment of partial onset seizures in patients with epilepsy.

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