Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Date Founded



616 N. North Court, Suite 120, Palatine, IL, 60067, USA

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



IT Consulting & Services
Hospitals & Patient Services
Medical Support Services

Company Description

Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company, which engages in the research, development, and commercialization of abuse deterrent, orally administered pharmaceutical products. Its technology platforms include AVERSION, IMPEDE, and LIMITX. The company was founded on April 10, 1935 and is headquartered in Palatine, IL.

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President & Chief Executive Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Senior Director Quality & Analytical Chemistry

Vice President, Treasurer & Corporate Controller

Director-Logistics & Special Projects

Director of EHS & Engineering

Vice President, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Vice President, Corporate Development

Early Stage Business Consultant

Board of Directors

Managing Director at Essex Woodlands Management, Inc.

Early Stage Business Consultant at Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Founding Partner Emeritus at Galen Management Services Ltd.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Central Biomedia, Inc.

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