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SAN DIEGO (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: ADMP) (“Adamis”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has approved Adamis’ lower dose version (0.15mg) of Symjepi ™ for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions (Type I) including anaphylaxis.
Dr. Dennis J. Carlo, President and CEO of Adamis, stated, “The approval of the lower dose form of Symjepi represents another milestone for the company. We are working closely with Sandoz to bring this product to market and hope that it, along with the higher (0.3mg) version, will be well received in the market.”
Symjepi (epinephrine) Injection 0.3mg is an FDA-approved product, for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions (Type I) including anaphylaxis, designed for patients weighing 66 pounds or greater. The lower dose version (0.15mg) is intended to potentially treat patients weighing 33-66 pounds. Both Symjepi products will provide two single-dose injections syringes of epinephrine (adrenaline), which is considered the drug of choice for immediate administration in acute anaphylactic reactions to allergic reaction to foods (such as nuts), insect stings or bites, drugs and other allergens, as well as idiopathic or exercise-induced anaphylaxis.
About Adamis Pharmaceuticals
Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation is a specialty biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on developing and commercializing products in various therapeutic areas, including respiratory disease and allergy. The company’s Symjepi (epinephrine) Injection products (0.3mg and 0.15mg) have been approved by the FDA for use in the emergency treatment of acute allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis. Adamis recently announced a distribution and commercialization agreement with Sandoz, a division of Novartis Group, to market both doses of Symjepi in the U.S. market. Adamis is developing a sublingual tadalafil product candidate as well as two products for the treatment of asthma and COPD. The company’s subsidiary, U.S. Compounding, Inc., compounds sterile prescription drugs, and certain nonsterile drugs for human and veterinary use, to patients, physician clinics, hospitals, surgery centers and other clients throughout most of the United States.
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