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RADNOR, Pa., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NRx Pharmaceuticals (NRx) (Nasdaq: NRXP) announced today it has validated the first commercial formulation of ZYESAMI™ (aviptadil) for intravenous use, allowing for high volume manufacture, with an anticipated one year or greater stability, under appropriate storage conditions. Simultaneously, NRx has achieved a 30-to-50-fold increase in its manufactured lot size of aviptadil, with a concurrent 90% reduction in the cost of its peptide supply. These two developments position NRx to potentially deliver millions of doses of ZYESAMI™ as potential regulatory approvals are obtained in various regions worldwide.

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RADNOR, Pa., July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NRx Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: NRXP), will present data at the Disease Control and Prevention Summit on July 21, 2021 at 10:10 EST, via the following link: https://www.terrapinn.com/template/live/landing/a0A4G00001ZmpzpUAB/10433?utm_source=&utm_medium=landing-page&utm_campaign=-referral&utm_term=referral-marketing&utm_content=PA03744357

SAN FRANCISCO and RADNOR, Pa., July 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("NRx") (Nasdaq: NRXP) and Quantum Leap Healthcare Collaborative™ (Quantum Leap) have begun treating patients with inhaled ZYESAMIÔ (Aviptadil), in the I-SPY COVID Trial (NCT04488081), a phase 2 adaptive platform trial aimed at improving treatment for severely and critically ill COVID-19 patients.

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PITTSBURGH, July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PANTHERx Rare announced today that it was selected by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc. (MTPA) as the exclusive U.S. pharmacy distribution partner for EXSERVAN™ (riluzole). The drug, an oral film formulation of riluzole, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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RADNOR, Pa., July 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NRx Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: NRXP) (NRx), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced it is initiating clinical training of Nation of Georgia (Georgia) ICU physicians, in the use of intravenous ZYESAMI™ (Aviptadil- acetate) for emergency use in patients suffering with Critical COVID-19, and inhaled ZYESAMI™ for use in phase 2/3 clinical trials, for patients suffering with COVID-19.

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The Biden administration and state and local governments should consider rolling back regulations that limit options for adult smokers looking to quit the habit. This comes as controversy over vaping products and falsehoods regarding tobacco-harm reduction tools continues to spread like wildfires.

PITTSBURGH, June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PANTHERx® Rare Pharmacy announced today that it was selected by Rhythm Pharmaceuticals as the exclusive U.S. pharmacy distribution partner for IMCIVREE™ (setmelanotide). The drug was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in  November 2020 for chronic weight management in adult and pediatric patients 6 years of age and older with obesity due to proopiomelanocortin (POMC), proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 1 (PCSK1), or leptin receptor (LEPR) deficiency confirmed by genetic testing.

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RADNOR, Pa., June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NRx Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: NRXP), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company, today announced positive data from its ZYESAMI™ (Aviptadil) Expanded Access Protocol (EAP). Overall, patients receiving at least one dose of ZYESAMI™ in addition to intensive care were alive at 28 days. This EAP (https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04453839) provided an opportunity for many regional hospitals to offer ZYESAMI™ to its sickest patients, for whom no other options were available, and who could not enroll in a study due to additional risk factors. Fifty-six percent of patients enrolled were already receiving mechanical ventilation, and 44% were receiving non-invasive forms of ventilation, mostly high nasal flow cannula. (HFNC).