"Development milestone payments such as these represent the continuing realization of our global strategy to create collaborations to fully maximize the value of Visicol(R)," said Leonard S. Jacob, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of InKine. "We are delighted to work with our collaborators to effectively deliver our products to patients around the world," added Dr. Jacob.
About InKine Pharmaceutical
InKine Pharmaceutical Company, Inc. is a publicly traded specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing pharmaceutical products for the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders. The Company's development strategy is to acquire late-stage drug candidates with short time lines to commercialization. The Company's franchise product, Visicol(R) is the only tablet purgative preparation indicated for bowel cleansing prior to colonoscopy. InKine's second product, IB-Stat(R), is an oral hyoscyamine spray for the treatment of a variety of indications. Additionally, the Company is developing INKP-102, an advanced generation purgative, which recently completed Phase III clinical trials for bowel cleansing prior to colonoscopy and studying Visicol(R) for use as a laxative in treating patients with chronic constipation. For further information, please visit InKine on its web site http://www.inkine.com.
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