Citius's Mino-Lok trial sites resupplied with registration batch product

CRANFORD, N.J., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Citius Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Citius" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: CTXR), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing critical care drug products, today announced that the Mino-Lok Clinical Trial Material (CTM) at each of the clinical sites has been replaced with registration batch product.  This means that going forward subjects enrolled in the trial will be treated with Mino-Lok that was manufactured with same process that will be used commercially should FDA approval be obtained. 

"We are extremely pleased to be able provide common packaging for the 2 Mino-Lok components and to resupply our clinical sites with registration product," said Myron Holubiak, Chief Executive Officer of Citius.  Holubiak continues, "It's also important to note that we are prepared to immediately move to validation / commercial manufacturing upon completing our phase 3 clinical trial and receiving FDA clearance."

About Citius Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Citius is a late-stage specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of critical care products, with a focus on anti-infectives and cancer care. For more information, please visit www.citiuspharma.com.

About Mino-Lok®
Mino-Lok® is an antibiotic lock solution being developed as an adjunctive therapy in patients with central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) or catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs). CLABSIs/CRBSIs are very serious, especially in cancer patients receiving therapy through central venous catheters (CVCs) and in hemodialysis patients, for whom venous access presents a challenge. There are currently no approved therapies for salvaging infected CVCs.

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