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2013-04-16 08:28:32

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) today announced the submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the investigational product POSIDUR (SABER(®)-Bupivacaine). POSIDUR is a post-operative pain relief depot that utilizes DURECT's patented SABER technology to deliver bupivacaine and is designed to provide up to three days of pain relief after surgery. DURECT submitted the NDA as a 505(b)(2)...

2013-04-12 12:13:31

Surgical patients who demonstrated heightened pain sensitivity, or hyperalgesia, induced by high doses of a synthetic opioid had their symptoms alleviated by co-treatment with dexmedetomidine, according to new research. Study investigators, who presented their results today at the 29th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, concluded that dexmedetomidine may be a new and effective treatment option for opioid-induced hyperalgesia (OIH). OIH refers to increased pain...

2013-03-18 16:24:55

NDA filing for BEMA Buprenorphine/Naloxone (BUNAVAIL) on track for mid-2013 RALEIGH, N.C., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that it has filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and, in connection therewith, is providing a review of BDSI's 2012 achievements and an update on business operations and upcoming milestones for 2013. (Logo:...

2013-03-13 08:30:46

RALEIGH, N.C., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that Dr. Mark A. Sirgo, President and Chief Executive Officer of BDSI, will present at the 25(th) Annual ROTH Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Monday, March 18, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time), at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Nigel, California. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110217/CL49801LOGO) Dr. Sirgo will focus on the development...

2013-03-12 16:24:05

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), ("AcelRx"), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012, and provided a corporate update. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130226/MM67303LOGO) "We made important strides in the...

2013-03-04 20:22:14

- Patients experienced significantly greater reduction in pain as measured by SPID-48 vs. placebo (p=0.001) - REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced top-line data results demonstrating that the first of two pivotal placebo-controlled Phase 3...

2013-03-01 08:24:58

RALEIGH, N.C., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDSI) announced that Dr. Mark A. Sirgo, President and Chief Executive Officer of BDSI, will present at the Cowen and Company 33(rd) Annual Health Care Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 10:40 a.m. Eastern Time, at The Boston Marriott Copley Place. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110217/CL49801LOGO ) Dr. Sirgo will focus on the development status and...

2013-02-28 16:29:07

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2012. Total revenues were $3.3 million for the three months ended December 31, 2012 as compared to $8.9 million for the three months ended December 31, 2011. Net loss was $5.5 million for the three months ended December 31, 2012 as compared to a net loss of $2.1 million for the same period in 2011. (Logo:...

2013-02-22 08:23:41

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with DURECT Corporation's (Nasdaq: DRRX) fourth quarter 2012 financial results press release, you are invited to listen to the conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 4:30 pm Eastern Time (1:30 pm Pacific Time). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020717/DRRXLOGO) A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available by accessing DURECT's homepage...

2013-02-19 08:32:36

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced continuing progress on its two remaining Phase 3 trials of the Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System being studied in post-operative pain. The first of those studies in patients after major abdominal surgery completed the last...