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Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Approved to Proceed with Human Study Evaluating Effectiveness of Patented DehydraTECH(TM) Technology in Boosting Oral-Tissue Absorption of Nicotine

  • Lexaria Bioscience recently received Independent Review Board approval for its upcoming human clinical nicotine study, NIC-H22-1, and expects to begin dosing soon
  • The company hopes to evidence that processing purified nicotine with its patented DehydraTECH(TM) drug delivery technology leads to better oral-tissue absorption and reduced negative experiences compared to leading brands currently available on the market, On! and Zyn
  • Last year, Lexaria conducted an animal study evaluating oral nicotine absorption, NIC-A21-1, in which it evidenced that its DehydraTECH technology was ten to twenty times faster in delivering comparable levels of nicotine into the bloodstream than the peak of the concentration-matched controls

Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ: LEXX), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, recently announced it had received Independent Review Board (“IRB”) approval for its planned human clinical nicotine study, NIC-H22-1 ( According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) regulations, the receipt of the IRB approval by Lexaria means the company has taken the necessary steps to protect the rights and welfare of humans participating as subjects in its upcoming human study (

The pharmacokinetic (“PK”) randomized, double-blinded, cross-over study will comprise 36 human subjects who are current cigarette smokers. Each subject will visit the laboratory, where they will be dosed three times over a period of weeks. Only one of three nicotine pouch brands…

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