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INVESTOR ALERT: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Commences Investigation on Behalf of Agile Therapeutics, Inc. Investors

BENSALEM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces an investigation on behalf of investors of Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (“Agile” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: AGRX) concerning the Company and its officers’ potential violation of federal securities laws.

Agile is a specialty pharmaceutical company that focuses on the development and commercialization of prescription contraceptive products for women.

On January 3, 2017, Agile disclosed statistical information pertaining to its Phase 3 SECURE study analyzing the Company’s combined hormonal contraceptive patch Twirla. The study, which was initiated at the request of the FDA, comes after the FDA rejected Agile's initial marketing application back in 2013. The Company cited "positive top-line results" in the study, yet reported that almost 2% of subjects experienced "serious adverse events" including "deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, gallbladder disease, ectopic pregnancy and depression." Additionally, 51.4% of subjects opted to discontinue the study.

On this news, Agile stock fell nearly 64% during intraday trading on January 4, 2017.

If you purchased Agile securities, have information or would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Howard G. Smith, Esquire, of Law Offices of Howard G. Smith, 3070 Bristol Pike, Suite 112, Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020 by telephone at (215) 638-4847, toll-free at (888) 638-4847, or by email to howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com, or visit our website at www.howardsmithlaw.com.

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