BALTIMORE, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcion Therapeutics, a venture backed clinical stage biotechnology company developing topical therapies for chronic pain, today announced that data from the Phase 2b trial of ARC-4558 for the treatment of pain associated with painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) will be the subject of two poster presentations at upcoming medical meetings. The first poster will be presented at the American Diabetes Association's 71st Scientific Sessions, June 24-28, 2011, in San Diego, California. The second poster will be presented at the Peripheral Nerve Society 2011 Biennial Meeting, June 25-29, 2011, in Potomac, Maryland. ARC-4558 is a 0.1% gel formulation of clonidine hydrochloride for topical administration.
Arcion previously announced positive top-line results from a Phase 2b double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial of ARC-4558 in adult patients with PDN. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Fast Track designation to ARC-4558 for the treatment of pain associated with PDN. The Company also held an End of Phase 2 meeting with the FDA and the ARC-4558 program is now poised to enter Phase 3 studies.
Topical Clonidine for Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: a Randomized Double Blind Phase IIb Clinical Trial
Meeting: American Diabetes Association's 71st Scientific Sessions
Presenter: James N. Campbell, M.D. and William Schmidt, Ph.D.
Session Day / Time: Saturday, June 25, 2011, 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Additional showing: The poster will also be part of the "Pharmacologic Treatment of Diabetes-Diabetes Complications" tour session on June 27, 2011, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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