Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Announces Pending Start of Human Nicotine Study, NIC-H22-1, Leveraging Fast-Growing Global Nicotine Pouches Market

July 20, 2022 09:35:00
  • Lexaria Bioscience Corp. expects the upcoming human nicotine study to produce evidence that its patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology can enhance oral-tissue absorption with reduced negative experiences
  • Data collected from animal study NIC-A21-1 showed that DehydraTECH enhanced oral nicotine pouches delivered peak nicotine levels in the bloodstream of animals 10x to 20x faster than the control
  • The global nicotine pouches market was valued at $2.33 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach $21.84 billion by 2027, being one of the fastest growing segments in the nicotine industry
  • Lexaria’s pipeline addresses serious unmet patient or consumer needs with greater market potential, addressing multiple mainstream applications in cannabinoids, oral nicotine, antiviral therapies, phosphodiesterase inhibitors, and other APIs

Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ: LEXX), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, recently announced the pending start of an upcoming human nicotine study, NIC-H22-1. The company expects to evidence that processing purified nicotine with its patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology leads to enhanced oral-tissue absorption and reduced negative experiences. NIC-H22-1 is a minimum 36-person human pharmacokinetic randomized, double-blind, cross-over study comparing DehydraTECH-nicotine pouch performance to existing brands currently on the market, including ON! and Zyn (https://cnw.fm/Dy3BE). 

The study’s primary objective is the objective data collection from blood samples that will evidence Tmax, Cmax, and AUC. Other study objectives include extensive subjective evaluations related to complaints of throat burn, user experience, and more. The nicotine test article ingredient manufacturing and…

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