ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today announced that it will conduct a conference call to discuss the reimbursement process for H.P. Acthar Gel (repository corticotrophin injection) prescriptions. The call will take place on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. ET, 8 a.m. PT. The call can be accessed in the following ways:
- By webcast: At Questcor's investor relations website: http://ir.questcor.com/.
- By telephone: For both "listen-only" participants and those participants who wish to take part in the question-and-answer portion of the call, the telephone dial-in number in the U.S. is 877-941-9205. For participants outside the U.S., the dial-in number is 480-629-9771.
- By audio replay: A replay of the conference call will be available for seven business days following conclusion of the live call. The dial-in number for U.S. participants is 800-406-7325. For participants outside the U.S., the replay dial-in number is 303-590-3030. The replay access code for all callers is 4566307#.
Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of patients with serious, difficult-to-treat autoimmune and inflammatory disorders. Questcor's primary product is H.P. Acthar® Gel (repository corticotropin injection), an injectable drug that is approved by the FDA for the treatment of 19 indications. Of these 19 indications, Questcor currently generates substantially all of its net sales from three indications: the treatment of proteinuria in idiopathic types of nephrotic syndrome, the treatment of acute exacerbations of multiple sclerosis in adults, and the treatment of infantile spasms in children under two years of age. With respect to nephrotic syndrome, the FDA has approved Acthar to "induce a diuresis or a remission of proteinuria in the nephrotic syndrome without uremia of the idiopathic type or that due to lupus erythematosus." Questcor has also launched a pilot effort in rheumatology, as Acthar is approved for several rheumatology-related conditions including Dermatomyositis, Polymyositis, Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Questcor is also exploring the possibility of developing markets for other on-label indications and the possibility of pursuing FDA approval of additional indications not currently on the Acthar label where there is high unmet medical need. For more information about Questcor, please visit www.questcor.com.
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