ANTARES PHARMA IS A LEADER IN INJECTION TEHNOLOGIES
Antares Pharma, Inc. operates as a specialty pharmaceutical company that focuses on developing and commercializing self-administered parenteral pharmaceutical products and technologies worldwide. The companys injection products include OTREXUP, a pre-filled methotrexate syringe with Medi-Jet technology to enable rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and psoriasis patients to self-inject methotrexate at home; and Tjet/Zomajet, the needle-free auto injectors to deliver human growth hormone treatment to children without the use of a needle. Its transdermal products comprise Gelnique3%, an oxybutynin gel product for the treatment of overactive bladder; and Elestrin, a transdermal estradiol gel for the treatment of moderate-to-severe vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause. The company is also developing OTREXUP for the treatment poly-articular-course juvenile RA and psoriasis; Vibex QS T for testosterone replacement therapy for men suffering from symptomatic testosterone deficiency; Vibex auto injectors; and disposable pen injectors. Antares Pharma, Inc. has collaborative and license agreements with Ferring Pharmaceuticals BV; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd.; JCR Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd.; Actavis, Inc.; Daewoong Pharmaceuticals; Meda Pharmaceuticals; Pfizer Inc; Population Council; and LEO Pharma. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey.