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KemPharm, Inc. to Report Pharmacokinetic Data From Intranasal Human Abuse Liability Study on Second Quarter Conference Call

20:00 EDT 12 Aug 2015 | Globe Newswire

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Aug. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KemPharm, Inc. (NASDAQ:KMPH), a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of proprietary prodrugs, announced today that the Company will report the results from its intranasal human abuse liability study of KP201/APAP on today's scheduled 4:30 p.m. ET call to review KemPharm's corporate and financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015.

The single-center, cross-over design pharmacokinetic study (KP201.A03) primarily measured the amount of hydrocodone released from KP201 (without acetaminophen) compared directly to hydrocodone bitartrate when both substances were insufflated (i.e. snorted).

Conference Call Information:

Interested participants and investors may access the conference call by dialing either:

  • (866) 395-2480 (U.S.)
  • (678) 509-7538 (international)

An audio webcast will be accessible via the Investor Relations section of the KemPharm website http://investors.kempharm.com/. A replay of the call will be available for 90 days beginning at approximately 5:30 p.m., ET today.

About KemPharm:

KemPharm is a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of prodrugs to treat serious medical conditions through its LAT platform technology. KemPharm utilizes its LAT platform technology to generate improved prodrug versions of FDA-approved drugs in the high need areas of pain, ADHD and other CNS disorders. For more information on KemPharm, please visit www.kempharm.com.

Caution Concerning Forward Looking Statements:

This press release may contain forward-looking statements made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21 E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements include all statements that do not relate solely to historical or current facts, and can be identified by the use of words such as "may," "will," "expect," "project," "estimate," "anticipate," "plan," "believe," "potential," "should," "continue" or the negative versions of those words or other comparable words. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future actions or performance. These forward-looking statements are based on information currently available to KemPharm and its current plans or expectations, and are subject to a number of uncertainties and risks that could significantly affect current plans. Actual results and performance could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of many factors, including, without limitation, the risks and uncertainties associated with: KemPharm's financial resources and whether they will be sufficient to meet KemPharm's business objectives and operational requirements; results of earlier studies and trials may not be predictive of future clinical trial results, the protection and market exclusivity provided by KemPharm's intellectual property; risks related to the drug discovery and the regulatory approval process; and, the impact of competitive products and technological changes. KemPharm's forward-looking statements also involve assumptions that, if they prove incorrect, would cause its results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These and other risks concerning KemPharm's business are described in additional detail in KemPharm's Registration Statement on Form S-1 (Registration No. 333-202660) declared effective April 15, 2015, and KemPharm's other Periodic and Current Reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. KemPharm is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

CONTACT: For KemPharm, Inc.:	
         Gordon K. "Rusty" Johnson
         319-665-2575
         info@kempharm.com

         Media / Investor Contacts:
         Jason Rando / Joshua Drumm, Ph.D.
         Tiberend Strategic Advisors, Inc.
         212-375-2665 / 2664
         jrando@tiberend.com
         jdrumm@tiberend.com

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