Kyowa Kirin Reports the Availability of Nourianz (Istradefylline) to Treat Parkinson’s Disease “Off” Episodes in the US

Kyowa Kirin Reports the Availability of Nourianz (Istradefylline) to Treat Parkinson’s Disease “Off” Episodes in the US

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  • The Nourianz is now available in the US as adjunctive treatment to levodopa/carbidopa in adult patients with Parkinson’s disease experiencing motor fluctuations, re-emerge between treatment dose known as “off” episodes
  • The FDA’s approval of Nourianz is based clinical study assessing Nourianz vs PBO as adjunctive treatment to levodopa/carbidopa in adult patients with PD experiencing “off” episodes, associated with a decrease in “off” time and an increase in “on” time without troublesome dyskinesia
  • Nourianz is an adenosine receptor antagonist, available in 20/40mg tablets and is the only therapy for PD that targets adenosine A2A receptor

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