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Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Completes Dosing in Human Oral Nicotine Study, Hopes to Facilitate More Satisfying Experience with DehydraTECH(TM)-Processed Oral Nicotine

  • Lexaria recently reported that dosing of the targeted 36 volunteers in its human clinical oral nicotine study, NIC-H22-1, had been completed
  • The company hopes to demonstrate that its DehydraTECH(TM)-processed nicotine absorbs more quickly and more efficiently into the human bloodstream than leading oral nicotine brands
  • Through previous animal testing, Lexaria showed that DehydraTECH-nicotine was up to 10x to 20x faster in delivering comparable levels of nicotine and delivered up to 6-fold higher levels of nicotine into blood plasma than concentration-matched controls
  • If the findings from the human study replicate a similarly improved performance, Lexaria believes this could facilitate a more satisfying oral nicotine experience than any leading brands sold around the world today
  • Success could result in an important commercial relationship developing in 2023, according to CEO Chris Bunka

Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, recently announced that the dosing of the targeted 36 subjects in its human clinical oral nicotine study NIC-H22-1 had been completed. In the meantime, the company has already commenced sample and data analysis and expects to report the findings as soon as possible (

NIC-H22-1 is a human pharmacokinetic randomized, double-blinded, cross-over study that involved 36 human volunteers that are current cigarette smokers. Each participant visited the laboratory for dosing three times over several weeks, and during each visit, only one oral nicotine pouch was…

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