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Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Announces Encouraging Top-Line Results in Proof-of-Concept Trial of Vigabatrin in Patients With Treatment-Refractory Tourette’s Disorder

CORAL GABLES, Fla., June 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:CPRX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for people with rare debilitating diseases, today announced top-line results in an open-label, proof-of-concept trial of CPP-109 (vigabatrin) used to treat patients suffering from Tourette’s Disorder (TD) that were refractory to all other previous treatments. One of four patients demonstrated a very clear, clinically significant reduction in tics, and two others showed about a 25% reduction in tics, but without subjective clinical improvement.

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