Our franchise-based model allows us to leverage company expertise—in both the clinical and commercial development realms—to provide a range of therapeutically aligned products.
In addition to our lead drug candidates, which have begun clinical development and have received orphan drug designation from the FDA and the European Medicines Agency, we have the US rights to KEVEYIS® (dichlorphenamide), the first and only FDA-approved treatment for hyperkalemic, hypokalemic, and related variants of Primary Periodic Paralysis. KEVEYIS has been granted orphan drug exclusivity in the United States.
Levoketoconazole, previously studied in SONICS and LOGICS, and currently being studied in the OPTICS phase 3 trial for patients with endogenous Cushing's syndrome. Originally developed as a potential treatment for patients currently with diabetes, Strongbridge pivoted the focus of clinical development for levoketoconazole to treatment of endogenous Cushing’s syndrome in 2012. Read more about levoketoconazole.
Veldoreotide modified release—a next-generation somatostatin analogue with potential applications in endocrine and non-endocrine conditions that are amenable to somatostatin receptor activation.
KEVEYIS is proven to reduce the number, severity, and duration of attacks in patients with Primary Periodic Paralysis.1,2 Read more about KEVEYIS.
*The safety and efficacy of levoketoconazole and veldoreotide have not been established.
What is KEVEYIS?
KEVEYIS (pronounced keh-VAY-iss) (dichlorphenamide) is a prescription drug used to treat primary hyperkalemic periodic paralysis, primary hypokalemic periodic paralysis, and other similar diseases.
What should you tell your healthcare provider before taking KEVEYIS?
Tell your doctor if you are allergic to dichlorphenamide or other sulfa drugs; if you take high doses of aspirin, or if you have lung or liver disease; if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.
What should you know about KEVEYIS?
What are the most common side effects with KEVEYIS?
The most common side effects are a feeling of numbness, tingling or burning (“pins and needles”) in the toes, feet, hands or fingers; trouble with memory or thinking; feeling confused; and unpleasant taste in the mouth.
These are not all of the possible side effects of KEVEYIS. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Please see KEVEYIS Full Prescribing Information.