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Zevra Therapeutics Inc.

Company Snapshot: Zevra Therapeutics Inc.

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Company Overview

Zevra Therapeutics, Inc., a rare disease company melding science, discovers and develops various proprietary prodrugs to treat serious medical conditions in the United States. The company utilizes its Ligand Activated Therapy technology to generate improved prodrug versions of FDA-approved drugs, as well as to generate prodrug versions of existing compounds that may have applications for new disease indications. Its prodrug product candidate pipeline is focused on the high need areas of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stimulant use disorder, and CNS rare diseases, including idiopathic hypersomnia (IH). The company's lead product candidate KP1077, which is under Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of IH and narcolepsy, is based on its prodrug of d-methylphenidate, known as serdexmethylphenidate. It is also developing KP879, a prodrug product candidate for the treatment of stimulant use disorder and is under Phase II clinical trial. In addition, the company has received FDA approval for AZSTARYS, a once-daily treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in patents age six years and older, and for APADAZ, an immediate-release combination product containing benzhydrocodone, a prodrug of hydrocodone, and acetaminophen. The company's product pipeline include, arimoclomol It has collaboration and license agreement with KVK-Tech, Inc. and Commave Therapeutics SA. The company was formerly known as KemPharm, Inc. and changed its name to Zevra Therapeutics, Inc. in February 2023. Zevra Therapeutics, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Celebration, Florida.

Client News

  1. Apr 10 2024 Zevra Therapeutics Refinances Existing Debt with up to $100M in Committed Capital under New Credit Facility
  2. Mar 28 2024 Zevra Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2023 Financial Results and Corporate Updates
  3. Mar 26 2024 Zevra Therapeutics Announces Top-Line Data from the Phase 2 Clinical Trial of KP1077 for Idiopathic Hypersomnia
  4. Mar 25 2024 Zevra Therapeutics to Present at the 23rd Annual Needham Virtual Healthcare Conference
  5. Mar 18 2024 Zevra Therapeutics to Report 2023 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results on March 28, 2024