Lexaria Receives New Patent in Mexico
KELOWNA, BC / ACCESSWIRE / August 31, 2022 / Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (Nasdaq:LEXX) (Nasdaq: LEXXW) (the "Company" or "Lexaria"), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms is pleased to announce its continued accumulation of international patent recognition with the receipt of its 27th worldwide patent granted in Mexico under registration #390001.
This patent is from Lexaria's third patent family, "Stable Ready-to-Drink Beverage Compositions Comprising Lipophilic Active Agents" from which patents have already been issued in Australia, India and Japan. The patent is applicable to a range of active ingredients that includes but is not limited to non-psychoactive cannabinoids and NSAIDs. Types of products covered include certain pharmaceutical product formats as well as a wide variety of ready-to-drink consumer retail beverage products.
Given Lexaria's continued pursuit of regulatory approval of DehydraTECH-CBD for the treatment of hypertension in regulated pharmaceutical applications, certain claims allowed in this new Mexican patent to use DehydraTECH-processed non-psychoactive cannabinoids to treat cardiac and cardiometabolic disorders are of particular value to the Company.
Additional claims granted in Mexican patent #390001 include the treatment of neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) dementia; obesity; metabolic disorders such as insulin related deficiencies and lipid profiles, hepatic diseases, diabetes, and appetite disorders; cancer chemotherapy; benign prostatic hypertrophy; irritable bowel syndrome; biliary diseases; ovarian disorders; marijuana abuse; and alcohol, opioid, nicotine, or cocaine addiction.
About Lexaria Bioscience Corp.
Lexaria Bioscience Corp.'s patented drug delivery technology, DehydraTECH™, 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, antiviral drugs, PDE5 inhibitors 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 27 patents granted and roughly 50 patents pending worldwide. For more information, please visit www.lexariabioscience.com.
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Released August 31, 2022