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    Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACUR)

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    Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    616 N. North Court
    Suite 120
    Palatine, IL 60067
    United States - Map
    Phone: 847-705-7709
    Fax: 847-705-5399
    Website: http://www.acurapharm.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Drug Delivery
    Full Time Employees:15

    Business Summary 

    Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, researches, develops, and commercializes products to address medication abuse and misuse utilizing its proprietary Aversion and Impede technologies. The company’s products include Oxecta tablets, a Schedule II narcotic indicated for the management of acute and chronic moderate to severe pain; and Nexafed, a pseudoephedrine HCl tablet that is used as a nasal decongestant in various non-prescription and prescription cold, sinus, and allergy products. It has seven additional opioid products, including hydrocodone bitartrate/acetaminophen, methadone HCl, morphine sulfate, oxycodone HCl/acetaminophen, oxymorphone HCl, and tramadol HCl tablets utilizing Aversion technology in various stages of development. The company has a license, development, and commercialization agreement with King Pharmaceuticals Research and Development, Inc. to manufacture and commercialize Oxecta products in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1935 and is based in Palatine, Illinois.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jul 1, 2013 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 9.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Robert B. Jones , 56
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    Mr. Peter A. Clemens , 62
    Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Sr. VP and Sec.
    Dr. Albert W. Brzeczko Ph.D., 58
    VP of Technical Affairs
    Mr. J. Bradley Rivet , 61
    VP of Marketing
    Mr. Robert A. Seiser , 51
    VP, Treasurer and Corp. Controller
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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