SAN DIEGO, Nov. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zogenix, Inc. (Nasdaq:ZGNX), a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system disorders and pain, today announced that it has entered into a Development and Option Agreement ("D&O Agreement") with Altus Formulation Inc. ("Altus"), a private Montreal-based drug formulation and development company, to develop abuse deterrent formulations of Zohydro™ ER (hydrocodone bitartrate) extended-release capsules, using Altus's proprietary Intellitab™ drug delivery platform. Concurrent with entry into this agreement, Altus and Zogenix have initiated development of alternative abuse deterrent formulations of Zohydro ER.
Zogenix Pursues Development Of Abuse Deterrent Formulations Of Zohydro(TM) ER With Altus Formulation
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