Axsome In-Licenses Pfizer’s Reboxetine and Esreboxetine in the US

Axsome In-Licenses Pfizer’s Reboxetine and Esreboxetine in the US

Shots:

  • Pfizer to receive Axsome’s common shares of ~$8M, $3M in cash as upfront, ~$323M regulatory & commercial milestones and royalties in sales of the therapies and has right of first negotiation on any potential strategic transactions involving AXS-12 and AXS-14
  • Axsome to receive an exclusive license to Pfizer’s clinical, nonclinical data and intellectual property for AXS-12 (reboxetine) and an exclusive right to develop & commercialize AXS-14 (esreboxetine) in the US
  • AXS-12 is a highly selective and potent norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, being evaluated in P-II study for narcolepsy with anticipated initiation of P-III study in 2020 while AXS-14 is SS-enantiomer of reboxetine which met its 1EPs in P-III & P-II study for the treatment of fibromyalgia

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