Axsome Therapeutics Announces AXS-12 Achieves Primary Endpoint in the SYMPHONY Phase 3 Trial in Narcolepsy

NEW YORK, March 25, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Axsome Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXSM), a biopharmaceutical company developing and delivering novel therapies for the management of central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced that AXS-12 (reboxetine), a highly selective and potent norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor and cortical dopamine modulator, achieved the primary endpoint and significantly reduced the frequency of cataplexy attacks as compared to placebo in patients with narcolepsy in the SYMPHONY Phase 3 trial. AXS-12 also reduced excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) severity, improved cognitive function, and reduced overall narcolepsy severity as compared to placebo. SYMPHONY was a Phase 3 multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in which 90 patients with a diagnosis of narcolepsy with cataplexy were randomized to treatment with AXS-12 or placebo for 5 weeks.

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