Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces First Patient Enrolled in Phase 2b Clinical Trial Evaluating Novel Suvecaltamide for Treatment of Adults with Essential Tremor

DUBLIN, Dec. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in a global Phase 2b clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of suvecaltamide (also known as JZP385), a highly selective modulator of T-type calcium channels in development for the potential treatment of moderate to severe essential tremor (ET).1 The multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial will evaluate adults with moderate to severe ET treated with a once-daily oral capsule of suvecaltamide or placebo. ET is the most common movement disorder, yet a new pharmacotherapy has not been approved for the underlying cause of the disorder in more than 50 years.2,3,4