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VistaGen Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: VTGN) Announces Positive Preclinical Data for Potential Anxiety Treatment

  • VTGN CEO “even more excited about PH94B’s potential to change lives without the risky side effects and safety concerns of benzos”
  • Study results suggest PH94B’s mechanism of action may not have benzodiazepine-like side effects, such as sedation, cognitive impairment or abuse liability
  • Company making significant progress in preparing PH94B for launch of pivotal Phase 3 study for acute treatment of anxiety in adults with social anxiety disorder

VistaGen Therapeutics (NASDAQ: VTGN) has reported new preclinical findings differentiating the mechanism of action of PH94B from that of benzodiazepines ( PH94B is an intranasal neuroactive steroid VistaGen is preparing for Phase 3 development as a potential acute rapid-onset treatment of anxiety in adults with social anxiety disorder. As a solution to anxiety notably lacking the notorious side effects of traditional medications, the formulation could be a game-changer to the world of mental health.

“We are very pleased with the results of these studies that suggest PH94B’s mechanism of action may not have benzodiazepine-like side effects, such as sedation and cognitive impairment, or abuse liability,” said VistaGen CEO Shawn K. Singh…

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