|Exchange:||NASDAQ national market|
|Industry:||Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic|
|DURECT Corporation was incorporated in Delaware in February 1998. The Company is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of pharmaceutical products based on its proprietary drug delivery technology platforms. The Company’s product pipeline currently consists of seven investigational drug candidates in clinical development, with one program the subject of a New Drug Application (NDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).The Company has other programs underway in fields outside of pain management, including several efforts underway which seek to improve the administration of biotechnology agents such as proteins and peptides. The Company’s development efforts are focused on the application of its pharmaceutical systems technologies to potential products in a variety of chronic and episodic disease areas including pain, central nervous system (CNS) disorders, cardiovascular disease and other chronic diseases. Its product candidate include Remoxy (Oral controlled release oxycodone); POSIDUR (Controlled release injection of bupivacaine); ELADUR (Transdermal bupivacaine); TRANSDUR-Sufentanil (Transdermal sufentanil); ORADUR-based opioid (hydrocodone); ORADUR-based opioid (hydromorphone); ORADUR-ADHD; ORADUR-based opioid (oxymorphone); and Relday (risperidone). The DURECT Solutions is the Company’s developing and commercializing pharmaceutical systems that will deliver the right drug to the right place, in the right amount and at the right time to treat chronic and episodic diseases and conditions. Its pharmaceutical systems enable optimized therapy for a given disease or patient population by controlling the rate and duration of drug administration. The Company has several major technology platforms: Bioerodible Injectable Depot Systems, The TRANSDUR Transdermal Delivery System, The ORADUR Sustained Release Gel Cap Technology, and The DURIN Biodegradable Implant Technology. The manufacture and marketing of its pharmaceutical systems and its research and development activities are subject to extensive regulation for safety, efficacy and quality by numerous government authorities in the United States and abroad.|
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