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February 23, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a new drug application for the treatment of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease.

HAYWARD, Calif. — The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a new drug application for the treatment of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease.

Impax Pharmaceuticals, the branded products division of Impax Labs, said it filed its NDA for the investigational drug IPX066, an extended-release capsule formulation of carbidopa-levodopa, for review in December 2011. IPX066 has been licensed to GlaxoSmithKline for countries outside the United States and Taiwan for development and marketing.

August 15, 2011

Patients taking an experimental treatment for Parkinson's disease experienced greater reduction in symptoms than those taking standard therapies, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial.

HAYWARD, Calif. — Patients taking an experimental treatment for Parkinson's disease experienced greater reduction in symptoms than those taking a drug already on the market, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial.