An investigation for investors in AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACRX) shares over potential securities laws violations by AcelRx Pharmaceuticals was announced and NASDAQ:ACRX stockholders should contact the Shareholders Foundation.
San Diego, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/17/2015 -- An investigation on behalf of investors in NASDAQ:ACRX shares whether AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc and certain of its officers and/or directors have potentially violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 was announced.
Investors who purchased shares of AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACRX) have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1(858) 779 - 1554.
The investigation by a law firm focuses on possible claims on behalf of purchasers of the securities of AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACRX) concerning whether a series of statements by AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACRX regarding its business, its prospects and its operations were materially false and misleading at the time they were made.
AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc reported that its annual Total Revenue rose from $$2.39 million in 2012 to $29.50 million in 2013 and that its respective Net Loss declined from $33.36 million to $23.43 million. Shares of AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACRX) grew from $3.01 per share in November 2012 to as high as $12.69 per share in early 2014.
On July 25, 2014, AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc announced that the FDA has issued a Complete Response Letter for the Company's new drug application ("NDA") for Zalviso™ (sufentanil sublingual tablet system). The Company is currently reviewing the FDA's comments and requests contained in the CRL and plans to discuss these requests with theFDA. AcelRx Pharmaceuticals said that the Complete Response Letter contains requests for additional information on the Zalviso System to ensure proper use of the device. AcelRx Pharmaceuticals said that additional bench testing will be required and human factors testing may be required to address certain items in the Complete Response Letter.
Shares of AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACRX) dropped from as high as $11.38 per share during July 25, 2014, to $6.14 per share on July 28, 2014,
On September 26, 2014, AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc provided an update on the plans for the resubmission of the Company's New Drug Application (NDA) for Zalviso™ (sufentanil sublingual tablet system). Among other things, AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc said that the timing of the filing of the NDA could be later than the first quarter of 2015 and that theFDA communicated that the planned resubmission will qualify as a Class 2 resubmission with a review period of six months.
On October 1, 2014, a lawsuit was filed against AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc over alleged Securities Laws Violations. The plaintiff claims that defendants made allegedly false and/or misleading statements and/or allegedly failed to disclose between December 2, 2013 and September 25, 2014 that the Instructions for Use (IFU) for Zalviso were not designed to adequately address the risk of the inadvertent misplacement of tablets, that AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc had not submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") sufficient data to support the shelf life of the product, and that, as a result of the foregoing, Defendants' statements about Zalviso, including the drug's regulatory approval and financial prospects, were materially false and misleading at all relevant times and/or lacked a reasonable basis.
On March 9, 2015, AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc provided an update on the timing and potential content of the resubmission of the New Drug Application ("NDA") for Zalviso. AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc said that late last week it received correspondence from the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") stating that in addition to the bench testing and two Human Factors studies it has performed, an additional clinical study is needed to assess the risk of inadvertent dispensing and overall risk of dispensing failures. Shares of AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACRX) declined to as low as $3.91 per share on March 16, 2015.
Those who purchased shares of AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACRX) have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation.
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