NEW YORK, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Avenue Therapeutics Inc. ("Avenue" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ATXI). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at [email protected] or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980.
The investigation concerns whether Avenue and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
On April 13, 2021, Avenue issued a press release "announc[ing] that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ('FDA') was still reviewing its New Drug Application ('NDA') for IV tramadol and had not provided a decision regarding the NDA." The Company's resubmitted NDA for the treatment, which followed a complete response letter from the FDA in 2020, had been assigned an action date of April 12, 2021.
On this news, Avenue's stock price fell $1.69 per share, or 23.77%, on April 13, 2021.
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