Alkermes plc Company Profile
Alkermes plc, a biopharmaceutical company, researches, develops, and commercializes pharmaceutical products that are designed to address unmet medical needs of patients in various therapeutic areas worldwide. The companys marketed products include ARISTADA (aripiprazole lauroxil) for the treatment of schizophrenia; VIVITROL (naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension) for the treatment of alcohol and opioid dependence; INVEGA SUSTENNA for the treatment of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder; INVEGA TRINZA for the treatment of schizophrenia used in people who have been treated with INVEGA SUSTENNA; RISPERDAL CONSTA for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder; AMPYRA (dalfampridine)/FAMPYRA (fampridine) to improve walking in adults with multiple sclerosis who have walking disability; and BYDUREON (exenatide extended-release for injectable suspension) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is also developing ALKS 5461 that is in a Phase III study for the treatment of major depressive disorder; ALKS 3831, which is in a Phase II study to treat schizophrenia; ALKS 8700, a monomethyl fumarate molecule, which is in a Phase I study to treat multiple sclerosis; ALKS 6428, which is in a phase III study to help physicians transition patients from physical dependence on opioids to antagonist therapy; Aripiprazole lauroxil, an injectable atypical antipsychotic, which has completed a Phase I study for the treatment of schizophrenia; ALKS 7119 that is in a Phase I study for the treatment of various central nervous system diseases; RDB 1450, a proprietary investigational biologic cancer immunotherapy product that is in pre-clinical stage. The company serves pharmaceutical wholesalers, and specialty pharmacies and distributors. It has collaboration agreements with Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V.; AstraZeneca plc; and Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. Alkermes Public Limited Company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.