Statement on FDA's Approval of XENAZINE(R) for the Treatment of Chorea Associated With Huntington's Disease
NEW YORK, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hereditary Disease Foundation
(HDF) is extremely pleased the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has
approved Xenazine, or tetrabenazine, for the treatment of chorea
with Huntington's disease.
"Chorea is a major cause of disability and death in ...
XENAZINE(R) (Tetrabenazine) Approved by FDA for Patients with Chorea Associated with Huntington's Disease
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestwick Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a
privately-held pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved XENAZINE(R) (tetrabenazine) for
the treatment of chorea
associated with Huntington's disease (HD). XENAZIN...
FDA Advisory Committee Votes Unanimously to Recommend Approval of Tetrabenazine for Chorea Associated With Huntington Disease
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- An advisory committee to the U.S.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today voted unanimously to recommend the
approval of tetrabenazine, which would be the first drug approved in the
United States to treat chorea
associated with Huntington disease (HD).
Frost & Sullivan Lauds OVATION Pharmaceuticals for Its Business Model and Ability to Sustain Growth
...holly owned subsidiary of Biovail Corp., marked the approval of the first-and-only medication available in the U.S. approved specifically for treating chorea
associated with Huntington's disease (HD), a rare neurodegenerative disease affecting fewer than 25,000 Americans.
From OVATION's prolific late-s...
S&R Communications Group Partners With Ovation Pharmaceuticals to Launch Xenazine* (tetrabenazine)
...mp;R Communications Group has entered
a strategic partnership with Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Inc., to launch
Xenazine* (tetrabenazine), a treatment for chorea
associated with Huntington's
disease (HD). Xenazine is the first and only FDA-approved treatment
specifically developed for any HD-related symptom.
The First Treatment Specifically Approved for Huntington's Disease Patients is Now Available in the United States
... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved drug for the
treatment of chorea
associated with Huntington's Disease (HD), is now
available in the United S...th chorea, a symptom present in an
estimated 90 percent of people with HD. chorea
is a debilitating movement
disorder characterized by excessive, involuntary...
HDSA Applauds Announcement of the First Therapy to be Approved for the Specific Treatment of a Symptom of Huntington's Disease
... NEW YORK, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The approval of Xenazine(R)
(tetrabenazine), for the treatment of chorea
associated with Huntington's
Disease (HD), the first therapy to be approved specifically for the
disease, is a significant milestone for all of our pa...
FDA approves first drug for Huntington's disease
...d in Europe, Canada and Australia to treat one of the most disabling symptoms of Huntington's disease, involuntary writhing movements known as chorea. chorea
is one of the trademark symptoms of the disease, which directly affects about 30,000 people in the United States today; another 70,000 people who are ...
Alcohol Dehydrogenase Gene may Protect from Developing Alcoholism
...dividuals at high genetic risk for alcoholism can choose not to drink. There are no genes for alcohol dependence like there are genes for Huntington's chorea
or other single-gene disorders. There are only genes that influence risk and protection for the disorder. While there have been a number of studies de...
Link Between Huntington’s and Abnormal Cholesterol Levels in Brain Establishe
...rray. “Fully understanding the mechanism of toxicity is the key to developing treatments.”
Huntington’s disease -- sometimes called Huntington’s chorea
or St. Vitus’ dance -- is a progressive, degenerative condition that causes nerve cells in the brain to waste away. Symptoms include uncontrolled move...
Choreia (or chorea
) is an abnormal involuntary movement disorder, one of a group of neurological disorders called dyskinesias. The term choreia is derived from a Greek word χορεία ), as the quick movements of the feet or hands are vaguely comparable to dancing or piano... chorea
n. Any of...
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...oduction·Chorea, Athetosis , and Hemiballismus· Coordination Disorders ... chorea
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