“Senzer’s proprietary inhalation technology involves no heat or combustion to deliver the therapeutic molecule to the distal lung, an important attribute in connection with dronabinol, which requires an ambient temperature to maintain molecular stability,” explained Venkat Goskonda, senior vice president of R&D for
Senzer’s chief executive officer,
Ultimately, INSYS intends to study dronabinol inhalation as an investigational treatment for anorexia in cancer and agitation in Alzheimer’s disease. Currently planned studies target anorexia associated with weight loss in patients with AIDS and chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in adult cancer patients whose response to conventional antiemetics is inadequate.
INSYS’s cannabinoids platform also includes cannabidiol (CBD) oral solution, with clinical trials for infantile spasm, childhood absence epilepsy and Prader-Willi syndrome.
Senzer Ltd. is a U.K.-based company which manufacturers and licences unique respiratory products for the delivery of pharmaceutical cannabinoids. Senzer focuses on indications of inhaled cannabinoids and other drugs that meet unmet medical needs. Senzer’s unique respiratory devices allow fine delivery of small molecules to the lung with rapid onset.
This news release contains forward-looking statements including INSYS Therapeutics’ belief regarding the potential of: (i) CBD oral solution to be a treatment for infantile spasm, childhood absence epilepsy and Prader-Willi syndrome; and (ii) dronabinol inhalation to be a treatment for agitation in Alzheimer’s disease and anorexia in cancer. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s expectations and assumptions as of the date of this news release; actual results may differ materially from those in these forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, many of which are beyond our control. These factors include, but are not limited to, risk factors described in our filings with the
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