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Psyadon Pharmaceuticals Inc (formerly Ruxton Pharmaceuticals)

20451 Seneca Meadows Parkway
Germantown, MD, USA

Category: Pharmaceutical

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Psyadon Pharmaceuticals Inc is a pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of new treatments for the serious psychiatric and neurological diseases. The company was originally founded in 2004 under the name Ruxton Pharmaceuticals and later changed name to Psyadon Pharmaceuticals Inc

Psyadon's first lead candidate Ecopipam is a selective dopamine D1 receptor antagonist that selectively blocks the actions of the neurotransmitter dopamine at the D1 subtype in the brain. Its product Ecopipam helps people who previously had no other therapeutic options. The company is studying this drug for its ability to ameliorate multiple central nervous system diseases.