RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 5, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DARA BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:DARA), provided additional details from the recently completed Phase I clinical study for DB959, its PPAR (peroxisome proliferator activated receptor) delta/gamma agonist, an oral drug in development for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. As previously announced, the safety of DB959Na was comparable to placebo with no reports of moderate, severe, or serious adverse events in any subjects in the study, and the compound is likely to meet the target dosing regimen of once a day, thus meeting an important goal for the program. New information relates to the additional study objective of determining the maximum tolerated single oral dose of DB959Na. The company announced that subjects in the study tolerated the 200 mg single dose as well as any of the other doses in the study. Therefore, the maximum tolerated single dose is higher than 200 mg, which is well beyond the anticipated therapeutic dose.
DARA BioSciences Announces Additional Details From Phase I Clinical Study Of DB959 For The Treatment Of Type 2 Diabetes
Check Out Our Best Services for Investors
Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.
- Model portfolio
- Stocks trading below $10
- Intraday trade alerts
David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutinyquantitative, fundamental and technical analysisto maximize profit potential and minimize risk.
Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.