December 2007
Worldwide Biotech;Dec2007, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p1
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The article reports that Phase III clinical trials of the antiepileptic drug (AED) in development of UCB, brivaracetam, are underway. It is an adjunctive therapy in patients with refractory partial-onset epilepsy. The proposed tradename for it is Rikelta&trade. Iris Loew-Friedrich, Global Head of Development of UCB, said that the start of the Phase III program for brivaracetam is a key milestone in the advancement of the epilepsy franchise of UCB and re-enforces their commitment to the development of new treatment options for people with epilepsy.


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