Why Bexson Biomedical hacked ketamine for pain management

Bexson Biomedical is developing a version of ketamine that would offer an alternative to opiates for postoperative pain management. 

In September, the company won patent protection for its SeValent novel formulation technology that would enable at-home therapy with a wearable device instead of in-hospital IV delivery. 

The on-body delivery system, developed jointly with Stevanato Group, includes a prefilled sterilized subcutaneous pump. While Bexson is first exploring ketamine, the system could be used with numerous drug types, including antibiotics, psychedelics and new chemical entities with poor oral bioavailability.

Tight control of ketamine levels

Bexson’s Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Jeffrey Becker said the inspiration for the technology after observing few doctors, apart from anesthesiologists, could precisely control blood levels of ketamine. 

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Stevanato Group, Bexson expand partnership for wearable drug delivery device

[Image from Stevanato Group]Stevanato Group and Bexson Biomedical announced today that they agreed to expand their drug delivery collaboration.

Under the agreement, Bexson has access to the use of a customized version of Stevanato’s SG EZ-be Pod wearable delivery system so it can develop new therapeutics for treating an array of mental health conditions, including treatment-resistant depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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FDA gives Bexson pre-IND guidance for ketamine formulation delivered by wearable pump

Bexson is developing a wearable infusion pump with Stevanato Group. [Image from Bexson]Bexson Biomedical announced today that it received pre-investigational new drug guidance from the FDA for its ketamine compound therapy.

Santa Barbara, California-based Bexson develops the patented BB106 formulation, a ketamine therapy delivered through a wearable, subcutaneous patch pump in development with Stevanato Group.

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Bexson Biomedical aims to extend its wearable drug delivery device to psychoactive drugs

Bexson is developing a wearable infusion pump with Stevanato Group. [Image from Bexson]Bexson Biomedical announced today that it launched an R&D initiative to develop subcutaneous formulations of psychoactive therapeutics.

Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Bexson’s effort will apply its existing subcutaneous formulation technology to build several psychoactive drug scaffolds for treating mental health indications, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression.

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Bexson Biomedical wins U.S. patent for ketamine formulation

Bexson is developing a wearable ketamine pump with Stevanato Group. [Image from Bexson]Bexson Biomedical announced that it the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted a patent for its BB106 ketamine therapy.

Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Bexson’s patent describes pharmaceutical formulations and treatment methods for the ketamine therapy, which the company believes allows for safety, comfort and pharmacokinetics that improve the administration of ketamine through multiple avenues, including the subcutaneous route, according to a news release.

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Wearable infusion device maker Bexson Biomedical appoints senior VP of drug delivery

Bexson Biomedical announced today that it appointed Sheldon Moberg as its new senior vice president of drug delivery.

Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Bexson said in a news release that Moberg will lead the development of its drug delivery technologies, starting with a wearable infusion device for its BB106 therapy developed in partnership with Stevanato Group.

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