Kyowa Kirin Launches New Effort to Educate Patients About the Role of Adenosine in Parkinson's Disease (PD) and Treatment of "Off" Episodes with NOURIANZ® (istradefylline)
New content simplifies science, brings experience of "off" time to life Half of PD patients experience "off" episodes, including problems with movement, within 5 years of starting levodopa/carbidopa treatment
BEDMINSTER, N.J., Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kyowa Kirin, Inc., an affiliate of Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd. (Kyowa Kirin, TSE: 4151), a global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced the launch of new assets to help educate and empower adult patients to talk to their PD care team about the management of 'off' episodes, including treatment options like NOURIANZ® (istradefylline). The effort includes an updated patient website (www.Nourianz.com) with dynamic content, a patient video, and resources that explain the role of dopamine and adenosine in Parkinson's disease, and how NOURIANZ is used with levodopa and carbidopa to treat adults with PD who are having "off" episodes.
29 September 2022