Algernon Announces Patients Requested Ongoing Supply of Ifenprodil after IPF and Chronic Cough Phase 2 Study Ended
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Algernon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company” or “Algernon”) (CSE: AGN) (FRANKFURT: AGW0) (OTCQB: AGNPF), a Canadian clinical stage pharmaceutical development company, announces that patients from multiple sites participating in its Phase 2 proof of concept study of NP-120 (“Ifenprodil”) for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (“IPF”) and chronic cough, being conducted in Australia and New Zealand, have requested ongoing supply of Ifenprodil for their personal use beyond the study’s treatment period. The company is helping the clinical sites obtain additional supply of the drug through the Australian Government’s Special Access Scheme; a mechanism which allows patients to access unapproved therapeutic goods.
As previously stated, the Company is projecting that topline data from the Phase 2 study will be available in July 2022.
The Company is advising that it is not making any express or implied claims that Ifenprodil has the ability to cure or treat IPF or chronic cough at this time.
About Algernon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Algernon is a drug re-purposing company that investigates safe, already approved drugs for new disease applications, moving them efficiently and safely into new human trials, developing new formulations and seeking new regulatory approvals in global markets. Algernon specifically investigates compounds that have never been approved in the U.S. or Europe to avoid off label prescription writing.
Algernon has filed intellectual property rights globally for Ifenprodil for the treatment of respiratory diseases.
Christopher J. Moreau
Algernon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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