Alkermes plc Description
Alkermes Public Limited Company, an integrated biopharmaceutical company, develops medicines that enhance patient outcomes. The company offers RISPERDAL CONSTA for schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder; INVEGA SUSTENNA for the treatment of schizophrenia; AMPYRA/ FAMPYRA for the treatment of multiple sclerosis; BYDUREON for the treatment of type II diabetes; VIVITROL for alcohol and opioid dependence; TRICOR, LIPANTHYL, LIPIDIL, and SUPRALIP to lower cholesterol; ZANAFLEX for muscle spasticity; AVINZA for severe pain; EMEND for the treatment of nausea associated with chemotherapy and surgery; and FOCALIN XR and RITALIN LA for attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. Its products also include MEGACE ES for the treatment of cachexia associated with AIDS; LUVOX CR for obsessive-compulsive disorder; RAPAMUNE for the prevention of renal transplant rejection; NAPRELAN for various mild to moderate pain indications; VERAPAMIL SR, VERELAN, VERELAN PM, VERAPAMIL PM, VERECAPS, UNIVER, and AFE Ditab CR for hypertension; and DILZEM SR, DILZEM XL, DILTELAN, ACALIX CD, DINISOR, TILAZEM CR, and CARDIZEM CD for hypertension and/or angina. In addition, it develops ALKS 9070, which is in phase 3 study for the treatment of schizophrenia; ALKS 37 that is under phase 2b study for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation; ALKS 33, which has completed phase 2 study for modulation of brain opioid receptors; ALKS 5461 that is under phase 2 study for the treatment of depressive disorder, as well as under phase 1b study for the treatment of cocaine dependence; and ZOHYDRO for pain relief. The company serves pharmaceutical wholesalers, specialty pharmacies, and specialty distributors directly through its sales force. It has collaboration with Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. for the development of RISPERDAL CONSTA. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
Treatment Of Schizophrenia
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Treatment Of Multiple Sclerosis
Opioid Induced Constipation