Opiant Pharmaceuticals Announces Top-line Results from Phase 2 Clinical Trial of OPNT001 for Treatment of Bulimia Nervosa
-Study did not meet primary endpoint-
-Company discontinuing development of OPNT001 for treatment of Bulimia Nervosa-
-Focus remains on advancing lead product candidate, OPNT003, for treatment of opioid overdose, and other promising addiction and drug overdose-related product candidates-
“Based on these results, Opiant will not allocate further resources to the development of OPNT001 for the treatment of BN, allowing us to invest more in our pipeline. The company’s focus for 2019 remains on conducting the pivotal trial for OPNT003, nasal nalmefene for opioid overdose, preparing to enroll patients into a Phase 2 study for OPNT002, nasal naltrexone, for the treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder and progressing the development of OPNT004, drinabant, for Acute Cannabinoid Overdose,” said
In the Phase 2 trial, OPNT001 was generally safe and well-tolerated with minimal adverse events alongside good patient compliance.
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