Working to get its pain R&D strategy back on track, AcelRx steps closer to an FDA pitch
AcelRx has delivered another positive piece of the Phase III puzzle for ARX-04, its under-the-tongue application of a 30 mcg dose of the powerful opioid sufentanil designed to deliver a jolt of fast pain relief.
Expanding on an improvement in pain scores already recorded for the first cohort of 40 injured patients who turned up at the ER and received a single dose of ARX-04, the Redwood City, CA-based biotech says that it recorded a slightly better outcome for a small group of 36 more patients who were green-lighted for multiple applications.
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