SYNDROS is stocked with most of the major wholesalers for retail pharmacy ordering or through the INSYS Specialty Pharmacy Network. For more information, please call 1-844-309-3835.
SYNDROS is a liquid formulation of the pharmaceutical cannabinoid dronabinol. SYNDROS is indicated for use in treating anorexia associated with weight loss in patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (“AIDS”) and nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy in cancer patients who have failed to respond adequately to conventional antiemetic treatments.
“The launch of SYNDROS represents a pivotal milestone for us,” said
“SYNDROS is the first and only
About Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV)
There are currently over 15 million patients diagnosed with cancer in the United States.¹ Affecting 70-80% of patients undergoing chemotherapy, chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) is one of chemotherapy's most debilitating side effects and often attributed as a leading cause of premature discontinuation of cancer treatment. Despite the availability of various antiemetics, CINV remains a significant issue for the cancer patient.
About Anorexia in AIDS
Since the early 1980s, there have been 1.2 million patients diagnosed in the U.S. with AIDS. Despite the advancements for the treatment of AIDS, 7-8% of AIDS patients currently experience weight loss.
SYNDROS™ Important Safety Information
SYNDROS™ may cause psychiatric and cognitive effects and impair mental and/or physical abilities. Patients with cardiac disorders may experience hypotension, hypertension, syncope, or tachycardia. Discontinue products containing disulfiram or metronidazole at least 14 days before and do not administer 7 days after treatment with SYNDROS™ (see Full Prescribing Information).
Weigh the potential risk versus benefits before prescribing SYNDROS™ to patients with a history of seizures, including those requiring anti-epileptic medication or with other factors that lower the seizure threshold. Assess risk for abuse or misuse inpatients with a history of substance abuse or dependence, prior to prescribing SYNDROS™ and monitor for the development of associated behaviors or conditions. Consider dose reduction or discontinuation, if worsening of symptoms of paradoxical nausea, vomiting, or abdominal pain worsen while on treatment.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements including regarding our (i) belief that the launch of SYNDROS is a pivotal milestone for the Company, (ii) belief that Insys will bring additional novel therapeutic solutions to even more patients in the near future and (iii) belief that SYNDROS represents a viable alternative for the delivery of dronabinol and will fulfill a significant unmet need for both cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy who fail traditional antiemetics and AIDS patients who experience weight loss.
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