Antibe's CEO: Focusing on Developing Non-Addictive and Non-Toxic Pain Treatments

| May 14, 2019

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Toronto-based Antibe is focused on the development of a new generation of therapeutics for severe and acute pain. The company has combined a high-potency NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug) with cutting-edge science based on inflammation. The result is the company’s lead candidate, ATB-346, a hydrogen sulfide-releasing derivative of naproxen. NSAIDs, if taken for too long and in too high of a dose, are known to be damaging to the gastrointestinal system. That damage to the GI tract caused by NSAIDS, has been an issue for many decades, Legault said.

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