Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are a development stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain. Our lead product candidate, the Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System, or the NanoTab System or ARX-01, is designed to improve the management of moderate-to-severe acute post-operative pain in patients in the hospital setting. Although widely used, the current standard of care for patients with post-operative pain, intravenous patient-controlled analgesia, or IV PCA, has been shown to cause harm and inconvenience to patients following surgery because of the side effects of commonly used IV PCA opioids, the invasive IV needle route of delivery and the inherent potential for programming and delivery errors associated with the complexity of infusion pumps. ... More ...