FDA Grants Priority Review To New Drug Application For MNK-795 Submitted By Depomed Licensee Mallinckrodt
Controlled Substance Analgesic Combination Product Uses Depomed’s Proprietary Acuform® Technology
NEWARK, Calif., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:DEPO) announced today that the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing a New Drug Application (NDA) from Mallinckrodt (NYSE: MNK) for MNK-795. MNK-795 is a controlled-release oral formulation of oxycodone and acetaminophen that has been studied for the management of moderate to severe acute pain where the use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate. MNK-795 is formulated with Depomed’s Acuform® drug delivery technology.