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MonoSol Rx, KemPharm enter development and commercialization partnership for ADHD prodrug

May 24, 2017

A. Mark Schobel, President and CEO of MonoSol Rx, stated, "We are pleased to announce our partnership with KemPharm, and the opportunity to develop the first-ever ADHD drug delivered using PharmFilm?.  Our PharmFilm? platform matches well with KP106 and will provide a patent protected, convenient and innovative alternative to other ADHD products on the market. Our dosage form, in conjunction with KemPharm's KP106, has the potential to offer a safer, abuse-resistant and more effective treatment option for ADHD, which is particularly important given the concerns of patients, parents and caregivers regarding the risks associated with currently marketed ADHD drugs."

Travis C. Mickle, Ph.D., President and Chief Scientific Officer of KemPharm said, "Our expertise in developing novel ADHD treatments, coupled with MonoSol Rx's PharmFilm? technology, presents an ideal partnership. Our goal is to provide a novel, best-in-class ADHD treatment option with the additional benefit of a first-in-class oral film delivery technology. Our areas of expertise are strengthened and complemented by MonoSol Rx's development capability, intellectual property, regulatory experience, and track record in gaining approval for and launching PharmFilm?-based products."

SOURCE MonoSol Rx