Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX), a global innovator of proprietary patented drug-delivery platform DehydraTECH(TM), recently released partial results from human clinical study HYPER-H21-1. The study evaluated DehydraTECH-processed cannabidiol (“CBD”) for potential application against hypertension/high blood pressure. “The partial results showed that blood pressure was reduced across both male and female volunteers; it was more pronounced with DehydraTECH-CBD in the study’s first 10 to 50 minutes. These results reinforced the pre-existing findings demonstrating that DehydraTECH delivers superior performance over generic CBD controls,” reads a recent article. Lexaria was also pleased that the subjects of this human clinical study tolerated the DehydraTECH-CBD, with no serious adverse events or side effects observed or reported. “Chris Bunka, CEO of Lexaria, commented on the study, saying, ‘We are very encouraged by these early results in our 2021 hypertension program. Lexaria’s technology enabled a rapid and sustained drop in blood pressure, especially systolic pressure and particularly in Stage 2 hypertensive volunteers.’”
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About Lexaria Bioscience Corp.
Lexaria Bioscience Corp.’s patented drug delivery technology, DehydraTECH(TM) improves the way active pharmaceutical ingredients (“APIs”) enter the bloodstream by promoting more effective oral delivery. Since 2016, DehydraTECH has repeatedly demonstrated the ability to increase bio-absorption with cannabinoids and nicotine by 5-10x and, in some instances with cannabinoids by as much as 27x compared to standard industry formulations, reduce time of onset from 1 – 2 hours to minutes, and mask unwanted tastes; and is also being evaluated for orally administered anti-viral drugs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (“NSAIDs”) and more. DehydraTECH has also evidenced an ability to deliver some drugs more effectively across the blood brain barrier. Lexaria operates a licensed in-house research laboratory and holds a robust intellectual property portfolio with 21 patents granted in nations with a combined population of 2.6 billion, and over 50 additional patents pending worldwide. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.LexariaBioscience.com.
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