Acorda Therapeutics Acquires 2 Pain Management Assets From NeurogesX

Ardsley, N.Y.-based Acorda Therapeutics, a biotechnology company, announced that it has acquired two neuropathic pain management assets from NeurogesX in San Mateo, Calif., a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops non-opioid, pain management therapies.

The company acquired Qutenza, an FDA-approved pain patch for the management of neuropathic pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia. It also acquired NP-1998, a prescription strength capsaicin topical solution, which being assessed for the treatment of neuropathic pain and is ready for phase three of its trial.

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