IntelGenx Announces FDA’s Acceptance of Resubmitted RIZAPORT® New Drug Application

October 22, 2019
- PDUFA Goal Date of March 26, 2020 -

SAINT LAURENT, Quebec, Oct. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IntelGenx Corp. (TSX-V:IGX)(OTCQX:IGXT) (the "Company" or "IntelGenx"), a leader in pharmaceutical films, today announced that its 505(b)(2) New Drug Application (“NDA”) for RIZAPORT® VersaFilm® for the treatment of acute migraines has been accepted for review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”). The FDA has assigned a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (“PDUFA”) goal date for completion of the review of the RIZAPORT® NDA of March 26, 2020.

“We are delighted that the FDA has accepted our RIZAPORT® NDA resubmission for review,” commented Dr. Horst G. Zerbe, CEO of IntelGenx. “Our team’s tireless work has enabled a timely NDA resubmission that has addressed all of the Agency’s questions, and we are very much looking forward to the FDA’s decision early next year.”

About IntelGenx:

IntelGenx is a leading drug delivery company focused on the development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical films.

IntelGenx’s superior film technologies, including VersaFilm®, VetaFilm™ and transdermal, allow for next generation pharmaceutical products that address unmet medical needs. IntelGenx’s innovative product pipeline offer significant benefits to patients and physicians for many therapeutic conditions.

IntelGenx's highly skilled team provides comprehensive pharmaceuticals services to pharmaceutical partners, including R&D, analytical method development, clinical monitoring, IP and regulatory services. IntelGenx's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility offers full service by providing lab-scale to pilot- and commercial-scale production. For more information, visit www.intelgenx.com.  

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Source:  IntelGenx Technologies Corp.

For more information, please contact:

Stephen Kilmer
Investor Relations
(514) 331-7440 ext 232
stephen@intelgenx.com

Or

Andre Godin, CPA, CA
President and CFO
IntelGenx Corp.
(514) 331-7440 ext 203
andre@intelgenx.com

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Source: IntelGenx Technologies Corp.