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  • noun An experimental acetylcholinesterase inhibitor under investigation for the treatment of functional dyspepsia.

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Examples

  • Zeria Pharmaceutical (TOKYO: 4559) (ISIN: JP3428850006) announced today positive results of their Japanese Phase III study of Z-338 (acotiamide hydrochloride hydrate; "acotiamide") for the treatment of functional dyspepsia (FD).

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  • The clinical trial was a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of acotiamide 100 mg three times a day for 4 weeks in patients with FD.

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  • Zeria will obtain marketing authorization and manufacture acotiamide, and thereafter both companies will co-market acotiamide in Japan with a single brand name.

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  • The findings definitively demonstrated that acotiamide alleviated the symptoms of FD patients.

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  • Acetylcholine is an important neurotransmitter for gastrointestinal motility, and acotiamide inhibits peripheral acetylcholinesterase activities resulting in the improvement of delayed gastric emptying, and consequently the symptoms of FD.

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  • In both of two primary endpoints employed in the present study, acotiamide was statistically significantly effective when compared to placebo.

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