Thursday, February 9, 2017
Acorda Therapeutics has announced phase III clinical data of CVT-301, showing a statistically significant improvement in motor function in people with Parkinson’s disease experiencing OFF periods. CVT-301 is an investigational, inhalable formulation of levodopa (L-dopa). It is being studied as a treatment for OFF periods in people with Parkinson’s disease taking an oral carbidopa/levodopa regimen. OFF periods refer to the re-emergence of Parkinson’s symptoms.