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Monthly buprenorphine depot RBP-6000 effective, safe for opioid addiction

June 23, 2017

Indivior recently presented phase 3 findings that indicated efficacy and safety of RBP-6000, an investigational once-monthly injectable buprenorphine in the Atrigel delivery system, for treatment of moderate-to-severe opioid use disorder.

“The clinical data from our phase 3 study also showed that outcomes with RBP-6000 are consistent across other secondary clinical endpoints, including control of craving and withdrawal symptoms, as compared to placebo,” Christian Heidbreder, PhD, chief scientific officer of Indivior, said in a press release. “These outcomes started with the first dose of RBP-6000, which achieved buprenorphine plasma concentrations 2 ng/mL and predicted whole brain µ-opioid receptor occupancy of 70%, and were also maintained for the 1-month dosing intervals and for the entire treatment duration.”

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