Navigation Links
Validus Pharmaceuticals Expands Product Portfolio with Acquisition of Bipolar Drug: Equetro(R)
Date:9/11/2007

Will Begin Promotion in October At U.S. Psychiatric Congress

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Validus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it has acquired the unique Bipolar Disorder treatment, Equetro(R) (carbamazepine) extended release capsules, from Shire plc.

EQUETRO(R) is a treatment for the acute manic and mixed episodes associated with Bipolar-1 Disorder -- a condition where patients experience extended periods of exaggerated highs in addition to the extended lows commonly associated with Bipolar Disorder. Equetro's patented advanced drug delivery technology also provides patients with the convenience of twice-daily dosing.

"This is a watershed moment in the commercialization of Validus Pharmaceuticals" stated James Hunter, Validus President & CEO. "Equetro(R) provides mental health professionals with an important treatment option in the management of Bipolar Disorder. Equetro(R) also fits well within our growing product portfolio which includes Marplan(R) (isocarboxazid), the classic MAO- inhibitor for treatment-resistant depression."

Validus Pharmaceuticals will begin active promotion of Equetro(R) during the U.S. Psychiatric & Mental Health Congress -- one of the nation's largest gatherings of mental health professionals -- in Orlando, FL in early October.

About Validus Pharmaceuticals:

Validus Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company founded in Parsippany, NJ in 2007 to serve the unmet needs of patients with central nervous system (CNS) diseases. The company pursues this mission with targeted and focused marketing efforts and active acquisition and in-licensing programs aimed at underutilized CNS products that have important future potential. Validus is a portfolio company of the Konanda Pharma Fund I, L.P. in New York City. Please log-on to http://www.validuspharma.com for additional information.

About Marplan(R)


'/>"/>
SOURCE Validus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Deltanoid Pharmaceuticals begins phase II osteoporosis study
2. The Coming of Biotech Generic Pharmaceuticals
3. WARF expands license agreement with Advanced Cell Technology
4. Verizon expands broadband service in Wisconsin
5. Bandwidth provider expands in Milwaukee
6. Wisconsins biodiesel network expands
7. Quad/Graphics expands reach in western states
8. University of South Florida expands GE Healthcare relationship
9. Metavante expands healthcare payments division
10. Fiserv expands services to health plan market
11. Bone Care expands patent protection of core drug offering
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2014)... , September 2, 2014 Persistence ... Membrane Technology in Pharmaceutical, Biopharma and Life Sciences: ... by 2019" the global membrane technology market for pharmaceutical, biopharma and ... 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR ... estimated value of USD 10,886.0 million in 2019. ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Myriant Corporation, a global renewable chemicals ... agreement with Azelis Group, a specialty chemicals distribution ... in the Nordics, Benelux, France, Iberia, Italy, the ... industrial and base chemicals markets. , “As a ... chemical portfolio with extensive distribution networks providing Myriant ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... , Sept. 2, 2014  Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of ... today announced the appointment of Debra Zack ... the appointment of Lloyd Rowland , senior ... "Debra,s expertise in biologics clinical ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: BRM) ("Biorem" or "the ... orders consist of three large odour control systems for waste ... "These orders are consistent with the market resurgence in ... , President and CEO. "After a difficult period of restraint ... beginning to see sales growth. Our lower cost structure, technology ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Membrane Technology Market Will Reach $10,886.0 Million in 2019: Persistence Market Research 2Global Membrane Technology Market Will Reach $10,886.0 Million in 2019: Persistence Market Research 3Global Membrane Technology Market Will Reach $10,886.0 Million in 2019: Persistence Market Research 4Global Membrane Technology Market Will Reach $10,886.0 Million in 2019: Persistence Market Research 5Myriant and Azelis Sign European Distribution Agreement for Bio-Succinic Acid 2Xencor Appoints Debra Zack, M.D., Ph.D., Vice President, Clinical Development and Lloyd Rowland, Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel 2Xencor Appoints Debra Zack, M.D., Ph.D., Vice President, Clinical Development and Lloyd Rowland, Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel 3
... Inc. (Nasdaq: IDEV ) today announced that ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for,VALSTAR(R). VALSTAR, a ... only product approved by the FDA for therapy ... the,urinary bladder. VALSTAR was removed from the ...
... Extracranial Resources Benefits Baltimore ... Area and ... Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Medicine is adding an Elekta,Synergy(R) S ... Johns Hopkins aims to fight cancer with,both intracranial and extracranial resources ...
... Balance of Year, SAN DIEGO, Aug. 17 ... Noble Financial Equity,Conference at 11:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, ... South Carolina. William Spencer, Imagenetix,s Chief Executive Officer ... and prospects for the,Company. Commenting on the prospects, Mr. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Indevus Receives Approvable Letter From FDA for VALSTAR(R) for Bladder Cancer Therapy 2Indevus Receives Approvable Letter From FDA for VALSTAR(R) for Bladder Cancer Therapy 3Indevus Receives Approvable Letter From FDA for VALSTAR(R) for Bladder Cancer Therapy 4Johns Hopkins to add Elekta Synergy S(R) to Cancer Treatment Lineup 2Johns Hopkins to add Elekta Synergy S(R) to Cancer Treatment Lineup 3Imagenetix Inc. to Present at Noble Small Cap Financial Conference on August 21, 2007 2
(Date:9/2/2014)... hot oven, you rapidly pull your hand away. Although ... and responding to such painful stimuli, they are still ... made a surprising discovery about the role of a ... built a structural model of the molecule. These discoveries, ... help direct new strategies to treat pain in people. ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... of research shows an association between TV viewing and ... a new Cornell University study points out that not ... people to eat twice as much as other programs! ... while snacking your mouth will see more action too!" ... article just published in the Journal of the ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... of the U.S. diet showed some modest improvement in ... reduction in the consumption of unhealthy trans fats, but ... rich and the poor. , , An unhealthy diet ... cancers. Eating a healthy diet is an important part ... population trends in diet quality is important because it ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Surprising new role for calcium in sensing pain 2Surprising new role for calcium in sensing pain 3Can action movies make you fat? 2Quality of US diet improves, gap widens for quality between rich and poor 2Quality of US diet improves, gap widens for quality between rich and poor 3
... picture in this kind of article , A detailed ... in activating the Epstein Barr Virus in human cells has ... Laboratory (EMBL) and the Institut de Virologie Moléculaire et Structurale ... in Grenoble. , Like Sleeping Beauty, the Epstein Barr Virus ...
... leading plant science centre have uncovered a gene that could ... able to cope with the changing world climate. Researchers funded ... the John Innes Centre in Norwich have identified the gene ... changes in the length of the day. This is key ...
... avian flu conference last fall believe there is little chance ... enough vaccine or antiviral medication to stop a bird flu ... be spread easily from human to human, according to a ... of the survey will be published in the June 2006 ...
Cached Biology News:Waking a sleeping virus 2Growing crops to cope with climate change 2Medical experts: US unlikely to have enough vaccines to stop avian flu 2