Orexo

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Orexo
Public
Traded as OMXORX
OTCQXORXOY
Industry Pharmaceutical
Founded 1995 (1995)
Headquarters Uppsala, Sweden
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Nikolaj Sørensen
(CEO)
Products See list
Revenue Increase SEK 429.4 million (2013)[1]
Decrease SEK 154.9 million (2013)[1]
Number of employees
108 (2013) [1]
Website Orexo.com
Footnotes / references
Employee and financial data as of 2014[dated info]

Orexo is a pharmaceutical company based in Uppsala, Sweden initially financed with venture capital provided by HealthCap.

The company was founded in 1995 and their first product Diabact UBT, a breath test for diagnosing the causative agent of stomach ulcers (Helicobacter pylori), was introduced in 2000.[2] In 2003, the company adopted the name Orexo and in 2005 the company was listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.[2]

Products[edit]

  • Abstral, for the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain. It was approved in 2008 in Europe and for marketing in USA by the FDA in 2011.[2]
  • Edluar, for the treatment of short-term insomnia. FDA approved in 2009.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2013 Annual Report". Orexo. 2014. Retrieved October 12, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "History". Orexo. Retrieved July 5, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Toni Clarke (July 4, 2013). "U.S. FDA approves Orexo drug to treat opioid addiction". Reuters. Retrieved July 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ Press releases - Orexo

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