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2013-11-07 16:32:23

THOUSAND OAKS and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and its subsidiary Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that nearly 40 company-sponsored and investigator-sponsored investigational studies evaluating carfilzomib, a second-generation proteasome inhibitor, and oprozomib, an oral second-generation proteasome inhibitor in early development, will be presented at the 55(th) American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition on...

2013-09-30 08:28:57

Zalviso NDA submitted for the management of moderate-to-severe acute pain in adult patients in the hospital setting REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 30, 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 that it submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Zalviso(TM)...

2013-08-25 20:20:20

Attractive Addition to Amgen's Leading Oncology Portfolio and Pipeline THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX) today announced that their Boards of Directors have unanimously approved a transaction under which Amgen will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Onyx for $125 per share in cash. The purchase price is $10.4 billion, or $9.7 billion net of estimated Onyx cash. Onyx...

2013-05-21 08:28:38

- Following major orthopedic surgery, Sufentanil NanoTab-treated patients experienced significantly greater reduction in pain as measured by SPID-48 vs. placebo (p REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 21, 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 demonstrating that in a...

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...

2012-12-14 08:24:31

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 14, 2012 /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 that top-line data from its previously announced open-label, active-comparator study of its lead product candidate, the Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System, will be featured in poster presentations to be held at the 66(th) annual...

2012-11-15 08:30:08

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 15, 2012 /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 showing that the open-label Phase 3 study of its investigational sublingual (under the tongue) Sufentanil NanoTab PCA (patient-controlled analgesia) System met its primary endpoint of non-inferiority in patient...

2012-08-23 02:25:48

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 23, 2012 /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 dosing of the first patient in the third of three planned Phase 3 studies for ARX-01, the Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System, its novel sublingual patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) system. This third ARX-01 Phase 3 study is a...

2012-08-09 10:26:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 /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 three and six months ended June 30, 2012 and provided a development update. Net loss for the second quarter of 2012 was $7.2 million, or $0.35 per share, compared with a net loss...

2012-08-01 02:27:57

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 1, 2012 /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 that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has recently issued AcelRx Patent Number 8,226,978 entitled "Small Volume Oral Transmucosal Dosage Forms Containing Sufentanil for Treatment of Pain," and Patent Number...