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Published: 2021-11-23 07:30:00

Double Bond Pharmaceutical International AB: DBP International AB: Named Patient Early Access Program with Temozolomide gel (Temodex®) has been launched

 

 

Double Bond Pharmaceutical International AB (publ) (“DBP” or “Double Bond”) are pleased to announce that as of November 23 they have launched a Named Patient Treatment Access Program for Temozolomide gel (Temodex®) to provide a ground-breaking new treatment paradigm for Glioblastoma patients across the globe prior to global registration.

Glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive malignant form of all primary brain tumours, affects glial cells and accounts for 52% of all brain tissue tumour cases and 20% of all tumours inside the skull.  Approximately 250 000 patients with Glioblastomas are identified each year worldwide, of which 12 000 are diagnosed in the US.

The current standard of care is surgery followed by radiation and chemotherapy.  Double Bond’s Temodex®/SI53 (Temozolomide gel) is a chemotherapy drug administered directly at the site of the tumour following surgical removal, in the form of a gel, thus ensuring that the therapeutic effect is felt precisely where it is needed. Temozolomide is a prodrug which destroys the tumour’s DNA and triggers the death of tumour cells.

Alexavi is managing the Named Patient Early Access Treatment program on behalf of Double Bond to raise awareness of the treatment’s availability to physicians and patients across the globe: https://mb.cision.com/Main/12720/3446924/1491329.pdf

For more information on how this product works, and how physicians can access this treatment, please go to www.GlioblastomaEarlyAccessProgram.com.

About Alexavi Ltd: www.alexavi.com/ Alexavi is a global development and commercialization services supplier to the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and medicinal products industry, founded in 2021 with the aim of assisting companies of varying sizes to meet their development and commercialization goals in a compliant, cost and time effective manner. Alexavi seeks to change the current paradigm of service provision in this sector with an emphasis on getting new treatments to patients faster.

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Full Company Name: Double Bond Pharmaceutical International AB (publ)

Corporate identity: 556991-6082

Stock short name: DBP B

Share ISIN code: SE0007185525

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Homepage: http://www.doublebp.com/

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Information about Double Bond Pharmaceutical International AB

DBP is a pharmaceutical company with the primary focus on the development of therapies against cancer based on the company’s own developed drug delivery technology BeloGal®. The company was granted Orphan Drug Designation status by European Medicines Agency (EMA) in June 2015 for its first product, SA-033, for treatment of hepatoblastoma. Double Bond Pharmaceutical acquired rights to Temodex, a drug registered in Belarus for treatment of brain tumors, in October 2015, and was granted Orphan Drug Designation status by EMA in July 2016 for this formulation of temozolomide for the treatment of glioma. The formulation is now being further developed for registration in the EU and globally and has a working name SI-053 in the DBP pipeline.

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