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Intec Pharma's Data from Pharmacokinetic Study of AP-CD/LD 50/500 mg Dosed Three Times Daily Accepted for Presentation at the XXIV World Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders

JERUSALEM, May 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Intec Pharma Ltd. (NASDAQ: NTEC) ("Intec" or "the Company") today announces that the results from a pharmacokinetics (PK) study of the Accordion Pill™-Carbidopa/Levodopa (AP-CD/LD) 50/500 mg dosed three times per day (TID) was accepted for presentation in a poster at the upcoming XXIV World Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders taking place June 16-19, 2019 at the Lyon Convention Centre in Montreal, Canada. 

The presentation will highlight data collected during a PK study conducted in Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, which demonstrated that AP-CD/LD 50/500 dosed three times per day met the study primary endpoint of reducing plasma levodopa variability compared to standard oral CD/LD dosed five times per day (p=0.0048).

The data will be presented as follows:

Title:                Pharmacokinetics of multiple doses of Accordion Pill Carbidopa/Levodopa in patients with Parkinson's disease 

Poster#:           067

Date:               June 18, 2019 from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm (Eastern time)

Presenter:       C. Warren Olanow, M.D., Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York

"We are delighted to have these positive PK data presented by Dr. Olanow, a world-leading Parkinson's disease expert, at this prestigious medical meeting. These PK results are important as they confirm our expectations that AP-CD/LD 50/500 TID reduces levodopa variability in PD patients, which we expect will translate to a reduction in motor fluctuations in these patients," noted Jeffrey A. Meckler, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Intec Pharma. "With the recent announcement of the last patient's last visit in our pivotal Phase 3 study of AP-CD/LD in advanced PD patients, we are looking forward to reporting topline efficacy results this summer."

About Intec Pharma Ltd.

Intec Pharma is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing drugs based on its proprietary Accordion Pill platform technology. The Company's Accordion Pill is an oral drug delivery system that is designed to improve the efficacy and safety of existing drugs and drugs in development by utilizing an efficient gastric retention and specific release mechanism. The Company's product pipeline includes two product candidates in clinical trial stages: Accordion Pill Carbidopa/Levodopa, or AP-CD/LD, which is in late-stage Phase 3 development for the treatment of Parkinson's disease symptoms in advanced Parkinson's disease patients, and AP-cannabinoids, an Accordion Pill to deliver either or both of the primary cannabinoids contained in Cannabis sativa, cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) for various pain indications. In addition, the Company has a feasibility agreement for the development of a custom-designed Accordion Pill for a proprietary compound with Novartis Pharmaceuticals. 

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