Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of the Dual Orexin Receptor Antagonist Daridorexant in Japanese and Caucasian Subjects

Muehlan C, Zuiker R, Peeters P, Rowles R, Dingemanse J

Daridorexant is a dual orexin receptor antagonist in development for the treatment of sleep disorders. Thus far, it has not yet been studied in Japanese subjects. Study objectives were to evaluate the pharmacokinetics (PK), pharmacodynamics (PD), and safety of single- and multiple-dose administration of daridorexant in healthy Caucasian and Japanese subjects.