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2014-07-08 16:25:34

DUBLIN, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that it has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval to market Dalfampridine Extended-release Tablets, 10 mg. Actavis' ANDA product is a generic version of Acorda Therapeutics' Ampyra(®), which is indicated as a treatment to improve walking in patients with multiple sclerosis. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. filed suit against Actavis on...

2010-01-22 17:27:00

FDA Approves Fampridine SR, Now Called Ampyra, to Improve Walking for People With All Types of Multiple Sclerosis NEW YORK, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the marketing of Ampyra(TM) (dalfampridine, formerly known as fampridine SR, from Acorda Therapeutics) for its ability to improve walking speed in people with any type of multiple sclerosis. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090302/DC77093LOGO) Ampyra is the first...

2009-11-20 07:55:00

Researchers have shown how an experimental drug might restore the function of nerves damaged in spinal cord injuries by preventing short circuits caused when tiny "potassium channels" in the fibers are exposed. The chemical compound also might be developed as a treatment for multiple sclerosis. Because nerves usually are not severed in a common type of spinal cord trauma, called "compression" injuries, the drug offers hope as a possible treatment, said Riyi Shi, a professor in Purdue...

2008-09-20 09:00:14

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACOR) today announced additional data from its second Phase 3 clinical trial of Fampridine-SR (MS-F204) on walking ability in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) at the late breaking news session of the World Congress on Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis, being held in Montreal, Canada. Previously, the Company announced the trial met its primary endpoint with a significantly greater proportion of people taking Fampridine-SR having a consistent...

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