• Discovering & developing proprietary prodrugs

    Our products have improved properties over approved drugs and address unmet medical needs in large, established markets.

  • Creating a diverse pipeline of prodrug therapeutics

    We employ our LAT® (Ligand Activated Therapy) technology to improve the attributes of approved drugs.

  • Decades of experience in devising elegant solutions

    KemPharm® continues to implement its LAT® technology to create prodrugs that are new molecules by chemically attaching ligand(s) to the parent drug.


    Learn more about how KemPharm® is applying their LAT® technology to create improved ADHD therapies. See the pipeline page for information on the research and development of prodrugs.

Our Value Proposition

KemPharm® believes that its LAT® technology offers potential benefits to improve drug properties by developing prodrugs that are new molecules with improved attributes over FDA-approved drugs, such as enhanced bioavailability, extended duration of action, increased safety, and reduced susceptibility to abuse.

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KemPharm’s pipeline consists of multiple programs targeting opportunities in ADHD, pain, and CNS indications.

We employ our LAT® (Ligand Activated Therapy) technology to improve the attributes of approved drugs.

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July 21, 2021

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KemPharm Announces U.S. Launch of Innovative ADHD Treatment AZSTARYS™ (serdexmethylphenidate and dexmethylphenidate capsules) by Corium, Inc.

Celebration, FL – July 21, 2021 – KemPharm, Inc. (NASDAQ: KMPH), a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of proprietary prodrugs, today announced the U.S. commercial launch of AZSTARYS™, a once-daily product for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in patients age six years and […]

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