Drug That May Be Better Than Marijuana Sent Zogenix's Stock Soaring 196%

Published: Oct 04, 2017

What happened

Shares of Zogenix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZGNX) skyrocketed 196% higher in September after the company reported data from a study that suggested low-dose fenfluramine lowers the rate of seizures in Dravet syndrome patients by more than GW Pharmaceuticals' (NASDAQ:GWPH) marijuana-based drug Epidiolex.

So what

Zogenix's ZX008 may soon offer new hope to patients living with a rare form of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome.

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