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Zogenix and Astellas Enter Exclusive Co-Promotion Agreement in the US for Newly Approved Sumavel(TM) DosePro(TM)
Date:8/3/2009

enix to further meet the needs of patients."

Sumavel DosePro is expected to be commercially available in January 2010. Under the terms of the agreement, the companies will collaborate on the promotion and marketing of Sumavel DosePro with Zogenix focusing their sales activities primarily on the neurology market while Astellas will focus mostly on primary care physicians. Zogenix will have responsibility for manufacturing and distribution of the product. Product sales will be booked by Zogenix and Astellas will be compensated based on sales performance within their prescriber audience.

About Sumavel DosePro

Sumavel DosePro (sumatriptan injection) needle-free delivery system is indicated for the acute treatment of migraine attacks, with or without aura, and the acute treatment of cluster headache episodes.

Sumavel DosePro should only be used where a clear diagnosis of migraine or cluster headache has been established. Sumavel DosePro is not intended for the prophylactic therapy of migraine or for use in the management of hemiplegic or basilar migraine and should not be administered intravenously. For a given attack, if a patient does not respond to the first dose of Sumavel DosePro, the diagnosis of migraine or cluster headache should be reconsidered before administration of a second dose.

Important Safety Information

Sumavel DosePro is contraindicated in patients with ischemic heart disease or those with symptoms consistent with ischemic heart disease. It should not be administered to patients with cerebrovascular syndromes, peripheral vascular disease or in patients with uncontrolled hypertension. Very rarely, serious cardiac adverse events have been reported when taking sumatriptan, including patients with no findings of cardiovascular disease. Considering the extent of use of sumatriptan in patients with migraine, the incidence of these events is extre
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