WAYNE, Pa., July 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Egalet Corporation (Nasdaq:EGLT) ("Egalet") today announced positive results from the Category 1 abuse deterrence study for Egalet-001, an abuse-deterrent, extended-release, oral morphine-based product in development for the management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock opioid treatment and for which alternative treatments are inadequate. The purpose of this study was to perform a comprehensive, laboratory assessment of physical and chemical manipulation of Egalet-001 and MS Contin® (morphine sulfate controlled-release) ("MS Contin") based on Category 1 guidelines presented in the Food and Drug Administration's ("FDA") 2013 draft guidance.
Egalet Reports Positive Top-Line Results From Category 1 Abuse Deterrence Studies Demonstrating Egalet-001 Resists Physical And Chemical Manipulation
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