Norgine and its partner Salix present new data from PLENVU® (NER1006) phase 3 studies at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2018

05 June 2018





AMSTERDAM. The Netherlands, 5 June 2018. 2.30 PM BST / 3.30 PM CET. Norgine B.V. today with its partner Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (“Salix”), announced that they will present new data from phase 3 clinical trials for PLENVU® at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) in Washington, D.C., from June 2-5, 2018.


PLENVU® is a low-volume (1L) polyethylene glycol based bowel preparation indicated for adults.



PLENVU® data presented at DDW on 5 June 2018 from 12:00 to 14:00 EST, include:


  • Epstein, Michael. Assessment of Patient Satisfaction With NER1006 and Trisulfate Bowel Preparations for Colonoscopy: A Phase 3, Randomized, Multicenter Trial (poster #Tu1102, Hall C, 12:00pm – 2:00pm)


  • Epstein, Michael. Comparative Assessment of Bowel Cleansing of 1 L Polyethylene Glycol Plus Ascorbate NER1006 Compared With 2 L Polyethylene Glycol Plus Ascorbate: A Phase 3, Randomized, Multicenter Trial (poster #Tu1070, Hall C, 12:00pm – 2:00pm)


  • Hassan, Cesare. Impact Of Cleansing Quality Using The Harefield Cleansing Scale And Polyp And Adenoma Detection Rates: A Post Hoc Analysis Of Three Phase 3 Randomized Trials (poster #Tu1074, Hall C, 12:00pm – 2:00pm)


  • Epstein, Michael. Impact Of Time Interval Between The Second Dose Of A Split-Dose Regimen Of NER1006 Versus Trisulfate And Start Of Colonoscopy: Evaluation Of Colon Cleansing Rates (poster #Tu1101, Hall C, 12:00pm – 2:00pm)



PLENVU® is approved in Europe and in the US. In Europe, PLENVU® is available through Norgine and in the US through its partner Salix Pharmaceuticals.


Norgine manufactures PLENVU® globally.



Notes to Editors:

About Salix

Salix Pharmaceuticals is one of the largest specialty pharmaceutical companies in the world committed to the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. For almost 30 years, Salix has licensed, developed and marketed innovative products to improve patients’ lives and arm health care providers with life-changing solutions for many chronic and debilitating conditions. Salix currently markets its product line to U.S. health care providers through an expanded sales force that focuses on gastroenterology, hepatology, pain specialists and primary care. Salix, a wholly owned subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., is headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey.


About Norgine

Norgine is a leading European specialist pharmaceutical company with a direct commercial presence in all major European markets. In 2017, Norgine’s total net sales were EUR 345 million, up 17 per cent.

Norgine employs over 1,000 people across its commercial, development and manufacturing operations and manages all aspects of product development, production, marketing, sale and supply.

Norgine specialises in gastroenterology, hepatology, cancer and supportive care.


Norgine is headquartered in the Netherlands. Norgine owns a R&D site in Hengoed, Wales and two manufacturing sites in Hengoed, Wales and Dreux, France.


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