IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 16, 2012) - Itonis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITNS) and Charles Hensley, Ph.D., the inventor of the Zicam® Cold Remedy, are pleased to announce today the creation of a new organization that will produce and market over-the-counter and prescription homeopathic preparations to treat both common ailments and chronic diseases. These preparations will be categorized as derivative pharmaceuticals in that while the preparations will be both safe and effective, the path to market is faster than traditional pharmaceutical drugs.
Dr. Hensley commented, "We had wide success upon creating the Zicam® Cold Remedy and I believe that similar preparations can be created to treat many other common ailments. We plan to launch several products into this derivative pharmaceutical category over the coming months. It is exciting to be a part of this new venture and we plan to move expeditiously into the marketing of the formulations that we plan to announce."
Dr. Hensley has joined Itonis as President of its Itonis Pharmaceuticals division that Itonis expects to convert into a new subsidiary. The mission of Itonis Pharmaceuticals is to create science-based products to alleviate symptoms of common ailments and chronic conditions.
About Itonis Pharmaceuticals
Itonis Pharmaceuticals, a new division of Itonis, Inc., is headed by Charles Hensley, Ph.D. to create over-the-counter and prescription homeopathic products that better people's lives. Dr. Hensley is a pioneer in the development and marketing of safe and effective therapeutic nutraceutical and homeopathic preparations. He was a founder of Geltech, LLC, the company that launched the Zicam® Cold Remedy, making the product a household name and forever changing the marketing and product placement paradigm for homeopathic drugs in the United States. Dr. Hensley and his team plan to use the same methodologies to revolutionize the treatment of several other common ailments and other chronic diseases.
About Itonis, Inc.
Itonis, Inc. (the "Company") was incorporated in the state of Nevada on July 5, 2005 under the name of Kenshou, Inc., which later changed to Itonis, Inc. on December 2, 2005. For more information, please visit www.itonisholdings.com.
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