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US approval for first ever cannabis-based medicine

US approval for first ever cannabis-based medicine

The company’s first CBD product was Sativex, first approved over a decade ago, but Epidiolex has built up a more compelling evidence base in these hard-to-treat conditions.

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  • GW ascendant as epilepsy drug clears phase III trial GW ascendant as epilepsy drug clears phase III trial

    GW already makes fees and royalty revenues from cannabinoid-based drug called Sativex for moderate to severe spasticity in multiple sclerosis patients who have not responded adequately to other anti-spasticity

  • NICE denies two drugs in new MS guidance NICE denies two drugs in new MS guidance

    NICE denies two drugs in new MS guidance. Sativex and Fampyra too costly for NHS in England. ... process”. Sativex. Sativex is licensed to treat moderate to severe spasticity in MS patients who have not responded adequately to other anti-spasticity

  • Cancer pain: opioids set to dominate Cancer pain: opioids set to dominate

    Phase III: opioid agonists. GW Pharmaceuticals has developed a buccal spray known as nabiximols or Sativex, which comprises delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (27mg/mL) and cannabidiol (25mg/mL), as an analgesic agent

  • Langland steals the pharma show at first Lions Health Langland steals the pharma show at first Lions Health

    Langland's advertisement for Bayer's Sativex - a winner at the Lions Health awards. ... Stealing the show in this year's pharma category was Langland, which picked up a trio of gold awards for its work on Bayer's multiple sclerosis spasticity brand

  • Almirall expands in US via $400m deal to buy Aqua Almirall expands in US via $400m deal to buy Aqua

    under 22m on the back of high roll-out costs for new products such as Sativex (nabiximols) for spasticity in multiple sclerosis (MS) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) treatment Eklira

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  • Death by Numbers Death by Numbers

    Not so. Take the example of this campaign for Sativex, a drug used in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis. ... The obvious solution to the brief was an ingredient story - Sativex is derived from cannabis.

  • Interview: Jorge Gallardo, Almirall Interview: Jorge Gallardo, Almirall

    Also in 2011, we have launched Sativex, an oral spray for spasticity in multiple sclerosis, which will be deployed in Europe soon.

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  • GW hires Pfizer’s Kenneth Sommerville GW hires Pfizer’s Kenneth Sommerville

    GW's research is focused on the development of cannabinoids. This includes Sativex, which became the world's first plant-derived cannabinoid prescription drug when it was approved for multiple sclerosis ... This is an exciting time to be joining GW, with

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