Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Announces First Phase of Epilepsy Research Using DehydraTECH(TM)-CBD

March 22, 2022 09:05:00
  • Lexaria’s patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology provides faster delivery times, increases bioavailability, increases brain absorption, improves drug potency, reduces administration costs, and masks unwanted flavors
  • The epilepsy research will compare the FDA-approved Epidiolex(R) to the company’s proprietary DehydraTECH-CBD formulation
  • The global cannabidiol (“CBD”) market had an estimated value of $2.7 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach $111.8 billion by 2030, driven by an increase in demand for CBD use in health and wellness industries

Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ: LEXX) (NASDAQ: LEXXW), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, recently announced that the first phase of its epilepsy research program, EPIL-A21-1, has begun. The research program will assess the seizure-inhibiting activity of cannabidiol (“CBD”) administered via the company’s proprietary DehydraTECH(TM) technology, compared to the only FDA-approved CBD-based seizure medication, Epidiolex(R) (https://cnw.fm/tNlxG). Epidiolex(R) is the first and only FDA CBD medication for the treatment of seizures associated with two rare forms of pediatric epilepsy — Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome.

Using DehydraTECH’s advanced drug delivery capabilities, Lexaria hopes to demonstrate superior performance in the research program. The company expects to achieve significant gains in systemic delivery and brain uptake — which have been…

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