About Oxtellar XR™
Formerly known as SPN-804, Oxtellar XR is a novel once- daily extended release formulation of oxcarbazepine. Oxtellar XR™ is an antiepileptic drug (AED) indicated for adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial seizures in adults and in children 6 to 17 years of age. The recommended daily dose for adults is 1200 mg to 2400 mg once per day, and for children 6 to 17 years of age is 900mg to 1800mg depending on weight. The product will be available in 150mg, 300mg and 600 mg extended-release tablets.
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About Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system, or CNS, diseases. The company is developing several product candidates in neurology and psychiatry to address large market opportunities in epilepsy and ADHD including ADHD patients with impulsive aggression. These product candidates include Trokendi XR (extended-release topiramate), and Oxtellar XR (extended-release oxcarbazepine) for epilepsy, SPN-810 for impulsive aggression in ADHD and SPN-812 for ADHD. Forward Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding the potential for Trokendi XR and Oxtellar XR to treat epilepsy, their approval, and the timing of their availability to physicians. Actual results may differ materially from those in these forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, including, but not limited to, risks regarding the company's ability to obtain final approval for its products, commercialize its products successfully, whether physicians will prescribe and patients will use its products, once available, and competition in their respective markets. For a further description of these and other risks facing the company, please see the risk factors described in the company's Registration Statement on Form S-1 that was filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and the amendments thereto, including those factors discussed under the caption "Risk Factors" in those filings. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release, and the company undertakes no obligation to update or revise these statements, except as may be required by law.
CONTACT: Jack Khattar, President & CEO Gregory S. Patrick, Vice President and CFO Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Tel: (301) 838-2591