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FDA Proposes New Restrictions on Sale of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

FDA Proposes New Restrictions on Sale of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

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The announcement comes in the wake of results from the 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey which showed a 78% increase in current e-cigarette use among high school students from 2017 to 2018.

Novel Narcolepsy Treatment Gets Orphan Drug Designation

Novel Narcolepsy Treatment Gets Orphan Drug Designation

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The Company stated that they plan to begin a Phase 2 trial of AXS-12 before the end of 2018, with results anticipated for the first half of 2019.

Tiglutik Now Available for the Treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Tiglutik Now Available for the Treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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Tiglutik is supplied as a thickened riluzole liquid that is intended to ease administration for patients with dysphagia.

FDA Fast-Tracks Non-Opioid Treatment for Neuropathic Pain

FDA Fast-Tracks Non-Opioid Treatment for Neuropathic Pain

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The treatment is currently being evaluated in a Phase 2 study (ELEVATE) in patients with major depressive disorder who have had an inadequate response to standard antidepressant therapy.

Fycompa Approved for Younger Epilepsy Patients With Partial-Onset Seizures

Fycompa Approved for Younger Epilepsy Patients With Partial-Onset Seizures

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Safety data for Fycompa was consistent with the safety profile in adult populations without the need for weight-based dosing.

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