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    Hengrui Medicine's "Pregabalin Sustained-Release Tablets" Approved for Listing in China

    • Last Update: 2021-10-11
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    ArticleMedicine Guanlan

    Today, China's National Food and Drug Administration (NMPA) announced that the pregabalin sustained-release tablets declared by Hengrui Medicine have been approved for listing in China
    .
    Public information shows that pregabalin is an analgesic, and Hengrui Medicine has applied for pregabalin sustained-release tablets, which belong to the 2.
    2 new drugs

    .

    Screenshot source: NMPA official website

    Pregabalin is an analogue of the neurotransmitter γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA).
    The original drug was developed by Pfizer

    .
    It can bind to and inhibit the α2-σ subunit protein of voltage-dependent calcium channels, reduce the depolarization of nerve endings and calcium ion influx, thereby inhibiting the release of excitatory neurotransmitters such as L-glutamate

    .
    The release of these excitatory neurotransmitters is associated with convulsions, pain and anxiety

    .

    The original drug pregabalin has been approved for multiple indications worldwide, including diabetic peripheral neuropathy, post-herpetic neuralgia, fibromyalgia syndrome, neuralgia caused by spinal cord injury, and as an adjuvant therapy for adult patients Part of epileptic seizures and many other diseases
    .
    In China, Pfizer's Pregabalin capsules have been approved for marketing

    .
    In addition, a number of generic pregabalin capsules and pregabalin oral solutions have been approved

    .

    The dosage form declared by Hengrui Medicine is pregabalin sustained-release tablets
    .
    According to the information from the Chinese drug clinical trial registration and information disclosure platform, Hengrui Medicine has registered a number of phase 1 clinical studies of pregabalin sustained-release tablets, involving indications including post-herpetic neuralgia, fibromyalgia, and postoperative analgesia , fibromyalgia and so on

    .
    The approval of the drug will bring more treatment options to patients

    .

    Reference materials:

    [1] On September 28, 2021, the drug approval document pending information is released.
    Retrieved Sep 28, 2021, from https://

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