SOURCE: Nutra Pharma Corporation

Nutra Pharma Corporation

April 27, 2011 09:00 ET

Nutra Pharma Announces Exclusive Distributor for Their Nyloxin Pain Relievers in Venezuela

Nutra Pharma Has Selected Pentanet CA to Serve as the Exclusive Distributor in Venezuela for Its Nyloxin-Branded Pain Relievers

CORAL SPRINGS, FL--(Marketwire - Apr 27, 2011) - Nutra Pharma Corp. (OTCBB: NPHC), a biotechnology company that is developing treatments for Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN) and Pain announced today that it has selected Pentanet CA to serve as the exclusive distributor in Venezuela for its Nyloxin-branded pain relievers.

"We are excited to be working with Pentanet to introduce Nyloxin into the Venezuelan healthcare market," explained Rik J Deitsch, Chairman and CEO of Nutra Pharma Corporation. "As one of the leading pharmaceutical distributors in Venezuela, Pentanet brings the expertise and ability to support the growth of new healthcare products such as Nyloxin throughout Venezuela," he added.

Penta Corporation (and its subsidiary, Pentanet CA) is a leading provider of healthcare products, medical and dental instruments as well as surgical equipment for the Venezuelan market. Penta Corporation, located in Caracas, has been widely recognized for its excellent customer service and their successful participation in relevant projects with the Venezuelan government since 2006. According to Datamonitor, the analgesics market in Venezuela was valued at over $331 million in 2009. By the end of 2014, this market is estimated to be worth over $416 million.

Nyloxin™ is an over-the-counter (OTC) pain reliever clinically proven to treat moderate to severe (Stage 2) chronic pain. Nyloxin™ is currently available in the United States as an oral spray for treating back pain, neck aches, headaches, joint pain, migraines, and neuralgia, and as a topical gel for treating joint pain, neck pain, arthritis pain, and pain from repetitive stress. In addition to its everyday strength formulation, Nyloxin™ is also offered in an extra strength formula for more advanced (Stage 3) chronic pain.

Previously, Nutra Pharma announced agreements with distributors in Mexico and Colombia. The drug registration process for both Cobroxin® and Nyloxin™ are currently being pursued in more than 20 countries.

About Nutra Pharma Corp.
Nutra Pharma Corporation operates as a biotechnology company specializing in the acquisition, licensing, and commercialization of pharmaceutical products and technologies for the management of neurological disorders, cancer, autoimmune, and infectious diseases, including Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN) and Pain. Additionally, the Company markets several drug products for sale for the treatment of pain under the brands Cobroxin® and Nyloxin™. For additional information about Nutra Pharma, visit:

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