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Stock Alert: Supernus Pharmaceuticals Up 14% On Positive Trial Results Of ADHD Drug

Shares of Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SUPN) are currently gaining nearly 14%. The company on Tuesday after the bell revealed positive results from a study of its potential drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.

SUPN is currently trading at $25.67, up $3.15 or 13.99%, on the Nasdaq.

Supernus announced that the phase 3 study of SPN-812 met the primary endpoint with robust statistical significance.

SPN-812 is under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of ADHD in pediatric patients 6 to 17 years of age. Supernus plans to ask for the drug to be considered for adults as well if it is approved by the FDA.

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