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Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Our Opinion

Supernus Pharmaceuticals is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing for some of their medical products, services, research and therapies.

Supporting Evidence:

The company stated in the following report that they conduct pre-clinical trials of their drugs on animals.

“In the second quarter, the Company initiated and completed a pharmacokinetics study for extended release formulations for SPN-812. The study was successful and the Company has selected an extended release formulation that will be the basis of the product tested later in a Phase IIb trial in 2015.  In addition, both pipeline programs continue to move forward with animal toxicology studies, including carcinogenicity programs.” Read the full document

Company Description

Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Supernus), incorporated on March 30, 2005, is a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases. The Company offers products for the treatment of epilepsy, which include extended-release oxcarbazepine (Oxtellar XR) and extended-release topiramate (Trokendi XR). It is also engaged in developing multiple product candidates in psychiatry for the treatment of Impulsive Aggression (IA) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
[Source: Reuters]

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