BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:SCMP) (Sucampo) today announced the results of its double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2a proof of concept study evaluating safety and efficacy of an intravenously (IV) administered compound of the company's proprietary ion channel activator program in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS). A responder analysis of data from the trial revealed that patients receiving the ion channel activator experienced a statistically significant improvement in pain, as determined by improvements in the visual analog scale (VAS) score, versus placebo (94.4% versus 62.5%; p=0.035).
Sucampo Reports Results From Phase 2a Study Of Intravenous Ion Channel Activator For Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
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