FDA Approves Gocovri as Add-On Therapy for Off Episodes

FDA Approves Gocovri as Add-On Therapy for Off Episodes

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FDA Approves Gocovri as Add-On Therapy for Off Episodes

Gocovri (amantadine) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an add-on therapy for off episodes in people with Parkinson’s disease. Adamas Pharmaceuticals, which developed the therapy, announced its approval in the U.S. for Parkinson’s patients currently taking levodopa and/or carbidopa. Off episodes are periods during which levodopa-based treatments cease to be effective, causing Parkinson’s motor symptoms to return. This is the second indication for which Gocovri is now approved in…

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