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Richter, Forest Report Positive Phase III Cariprazine Result

Gedeon Richter Nyrt., Hungary’s biggest drugmaker, and Forest Laboratories Inc. (FRX) reported today “positive” results from a Phase III clinical trial of cariprazine, an antipsychotic agent.

Data showed that patients with acute manic episodes who were treated with cariprazine “experienced significant symptom improvement compared with placebo-treated patients,” the two companies said in a statement posted on the website of the Budapest Stock Exchange today.

To contact the reporter on this story: Andras Gergely in Budapest at agergely@bloomberg.net

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