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Optimer Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on DIFICID® (fidaxomicin) Tablets Launch
Date:1/9/2012

2011, the date of DIFICID's first sales, through December 31, 2011 Optimer estimates DIFICID gross sales of $24.4 million. Optimer estimates total DIFICID gross sales for the fourth quarter of 2011 of $12.2 million, compared to gross sales for the third quarter of 2011 of $12.1 million, which included $5.1 million in inventory stocking by Optimer's wholesalers. DIFICID wholesaler inventory levels at the end of the fourth quarter are estimated to have decreased by $1.1 million from the levels at the end of the third quarter, and remain within Optimer's target range of 14 to 28 days of demand.

"With DIFICID, we bring a new perspective to how CDAD is treated in the United States and abroad. To leverage this opportunity and accelerate market penetration we will be focusing our efforts on expanding our label with new indications that we believe hold significant incremental market potential," continued Mr. Lichtinger.

In 2012, Optimer plans to pursue, subject to FDA discussion and review, important new areas where it sees opportunities to expand the DIFICID label, seeking new indications to optimize its commercial potential. The potential for prophylactic use of DIFICID represents an opportunity for significant incremental market expansion.  Optimer intends to evaluate prophylactic use of DIFICID in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation, who are generally at risk for CDAD and where CDAD has a significant impact on the patient and the disease associated cost burden. Additionally, Optimer believes there are a range of patient subpopulations with CDAD, such as other transplant patients and certain sub-populations of cancer patients, where CDAD is associated with a significant impact on the patient and disease associated cost burden.

To focus on these priorities that have the potential to maximize the value of fidaxomicin for patients and shareholders, Optimer has made the strategic decision to discontinue current work
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