Vistagen Therapeutics, Inc. recently announced the completion of the final patient and visit in its Phase 1 clinical trial of PH10 nasal spray for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). This trial is the first of its kind and marks a major milestone in the development of a potential new treatment for MDD.
The Phase 1 trial was a double-blind, placebo-controlled, single-dose study that evaluated the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of PH10 nasal spray in healthy volunteers. The results of the trial showed that PH10 nasal spray was safe and well tolerated with no serious adverse events reported. In addition, the pharmacokinetic data showed that PH10 nasal spray was rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream and had a long half-life in the body.
The next step for Vistagen is to initiate a Phase 2 clinical trial of PH10 nasal spray in MDD patients. This trial will evaluate the efficacy and safety of PH10 nasal spray in treating MDD. The trial will also assess the impact of PH10 nasal spray on symptoms such as depression, anxiety, and quality of life.
If successful, PH10 nasal spray could provide a new treatment option for MDD patients who are not responding to existing therapies. The nasal spray delivery method could also provide a more convenient and discreet way to take medication, which could help improve adherence to treatment.
Vistagen is committed to developing innovative treatments for MDD and other mental health disorders. The completion of the Phase 1 clinical trial of PH10 nasal spray is an important step forward in this effort and could potentially lead to a new treatment option for MDD patients.
November 8, 2019
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