Alkermes Submits NDA for Injectable AbilifyBy
Alkermes plc has submitted a new drug application (NDA) to the
Aripiprazole lauroxil is an injectable atypical antipsychotic with one-month and two-month formulations in development for the treatment of schizophrenia. Once in the body, aripiprazole lauroxil converts to aripiprazole, which is commercially available as Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Abilify. As a long-acting investigational medication based on Alkermes' proprietary LinkeRx technology, aripiprazole lauroxil is designed to have multiple dosing options and to be administered in a ready-to-use, pre-filled product format.