SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 27, 2015
ANTARES PHARMA, INC.
(Exact name of registrant specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|100 Princeton South, Suite 300, Ewing, NJ||08628|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone, including area code: (609) 359-3020
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|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On April 27, 2015, Antares Pharma, Inc. (Antares) issued a press release announcing that it has regained U.S. marketing rights to OTREXUP (methotrexate) injection for subcutaneous use for the psoriasis indication through the termination of an exclusive promotion and marketing agreement with LEO Pharma A/S (LEO) for detailing OTREXUP to dermatologists for symptomatic control of severe recalcitrant psoriasis in adults. According to Symphony Health Solutions, dermatology prescriptions written for OTREXUP in the first quarter of 2015 were below five percent of total OTREXUP prescriptions written. The collaboration will end on June 23, 2015.
The full text of such press release is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release, dated April 27, 2015, issued by Antares Pharma, Inc.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|ANTARES PHARMA, INC.|
April 27, 2015
/s/ James E. Fickenscher
|Name:||James E. Fickenscher|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer|