ARDELYX, INC. (NASDAQ:ARDX) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

ARDELYX, INC. (NASDAQ:ARDX) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
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About ARDELYX, INC. (NASDAQ:ARDX)

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Ardelyx, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of minimally systemic therapeutic drugs that work in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract to treat GI and cardio-renal diseases. The Company operates through research, development and commercialization of biopharmaceutical products segment. It has discovered and designed its lead product candidate, tenapanor, which is a minimally systemic small molecule that acts locally in the GI tract to inhibit the sodium transporter sodium-hydrogen exchanger 3 (NHE3) and reduce sodium and phosphorus uptake from the gut. It is evaluating tenapanor in over two pivotal Phase III clinical studies in patients with constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-C). It is developing RDX022 for the treatment of hyperkalemia. RDX022 is its oral, non-absorbed potassium-binder. Its development programs also include RDX009 Program, RDX013 Program and RDX011 Program.

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