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Positive Results with Lacosamide in Diabetic Neuropathic Pain in Phase III Trial

MONHEIM, Germany, Feb. 15, 2007-Preliminary results from a phase III withdrawal-design trial with lacosamide in patients with painful diabetic neuropathy show that lacosamide was statistically significant over placebo in reducing pain scores. SCHWARZ PHARMA plans for regulatory submission during the second half of 2007.

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SCHWARZ PHARMA (headquartered in Monheim, Germany) is a research driven pharmaceutical company with approximately 4,400 employees worldwide. The company develops novel medicines in the therapeutic areas of the central nervous system. Furthermore it markets innovative drugs focused to treat cardiovascular and gastro-intestinal diseases. In 2005 the SCHWARZ PHARMA group achieved global sales of nearly Euro 1 billion. The company has a strong international presence with subsidiaries in Europe, USA and Asia., contact: Antje Witte, Tel: +49 2173 48 1866

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Posted: February 2007