RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS INC. (OTCMKTS:RSPI) Files An 8-K Other Events

RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS INC. (OTCMKTS:RSPI) Files An 8-K Other Events
Item 8.01. Other Events.

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On September 26, 2018, the OTCQB notified RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company”), in response to the Company’s request for a deadline extension, that the OTCQB was extending its deadline for the Company to file its second quarter 2018 Form 10-Q to October 15, 2018, and that if it is not filed by that time, the Company will be moved from the OTCQB to the OTC Pink market. On September 24, 2018, before granting this deadline extension, the OTCQB notified the Company that the automatic 45-day cure period that was previously granted to the Company was to expire on September 28, 2018.


About RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS INC. (OTCMKTS:RSPI)

RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., formerly Cortex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of pharmaceuticals for the treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders. The Company is focused on the clinical development in the areas of respiratory disorders, including respiratory depression and sleep apnea. It is engaged in research and clinical development of a class of compounds referred to as ampakines, which act to enhance the actions of the excitatory neurotransmitter glutamate at a-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid (AMPA) glutamate receptors. Its ampakines, including CX717, CX1739 and CX1942, were efficacious in treating drug induced respiratory depression caused by opioids or certain anesthetics without offsetting the analgesic effects of the opioids or the anesthetic effects of the anesthetics. Its dronabinol is indicated for the treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders, including sleep apnea.

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