Navigation Links
Optimer Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Date:8/4/2011

rter culminated with the FDA approval of DIFICID for the treatment of C. difficile-associated diarrhea, or CDAD, in patients over the age of 18, which includes clear differentiation and superiority over oral vancomycin in sustained clinical response 25 days after the end of therapy," said Pedro Lichtinger, President and CEO of Optimer.  "Our success with the FDA approval and the recent launch of DIFICID can be attributed to thorough preparation and execution by our team. We remain highly focused on the successful introduction of DIFICID to physicians and patients, and on establishing DIFICID, based on the clinical experience to date, as the preferred treatment for CDAD patients."

Second Quarter and Recent Highlights

  • On May 27, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Optimer's antibacterial drug DIFICID™ (fidaxomicin) Tablets for the treatment of CDAD in adults 18 years of age and older. CDAD is a significant medical problem in hospitals and long-term care facilities, and is beginning to emerge in the community among people previously at low risk for the disease.
  • On July 18, Optimer announced the commercial launch of DIFICID™ Tablets for the treatment of CDAD in patients 18 years of age and older.
  • Optimer entered into a co-promotion agreement with Cubist Pharmaceuticals to market DIFICID for the treatment of CDAD in the U.S. to help maximize the impact of, and de-risk, the commercial launch of DIFICID.
  • Optimer also presented additional data analysis from the DIFICID Phase 3 clinical trials highlighting risk factors associated with negative outcomes in patients with CDAD such as advanced age and immunosuppression. Data were presented at key scientific conferences including the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Digestive Disease Week and the Annual Meeting of the American Geriatric Society.

  • About Op
    '/>"/>

    SOURCE Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
    All rights reserved

    Page: 1 2 3 4 5

    Related medicine technology :

    1. Optimer Launches DIFICID™ (fidaxomicin) Tablets for Treatment of Clostridium Difficile-Associated Diarrhea (CDAD) in Patients 18 Years of Age and Older
    2. Optimer Pharmaceuticals Reports Inducement Grants Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)
    3. Optimer Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference
    4. Optimer Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results
    5. Optimer Pharmaceuticals Expands Senior Management Team
    6. Optimer Pharmaceuticals to Present at May 2011 Investor Conferences
    7. Optimer Pharmaceuticals and Cubist Pharmaceuticals Announce Collaboration to Co-Promote DIFICID™ (Fidaxomicin) for Clostridium difficile Infection in the United States
    8. Optimer Announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administrations Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee Voted Unanimously to Recommend Approval of Novel Antibiotic Dificid™ for Treatment of Patients with Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
    9. Trading Halted Today in Optimer Pharmaceuticals Stock
    10. Optimer Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentation at SHEA of Data Highlighting the Burden of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) in Hospital Patients
    11. Optimer Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentation at Upcoming SHEA Annual Meeting Regarding Hospital CDI Patients at Risk of Recurrence and Mortality
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:1/23/2015)... 23, 2015 Tianyin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... the development and sale of patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized ... ingredients (API) today announced the business and development progress ... 1. Following the September 2014 JCM application (No. ...
    (Date:1/22/2015)... Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF; CSE:PVO), ("Pivotal" ... on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease and overall health is ... accomplishments in 2014 and its outlook for 2015 from the ... Shareholders, We would like to take this opportunity ...
    (Date:1/22/2015)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3h534b/infectious ) has ... Market by Product, Application, Technology, End User - Global ... The infectious disease diagnostics market is expected ... million by 2019 from $12,422.8 million in 2014. Increase ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 2TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 3TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 4Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 2Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 3Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 4Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 5Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 6Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 7Global Infectious Disease Diagnostics (Instruments, Reagents, Services, Software) Market - Forecast to 2019 2Global Infectious Disease Diagnostics (Instruments, Reagents, Services, Software) Market - Forecast to 2019 3
    ... YORK, Dec. 21 Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. (ITI) announced ... from a recently completed Phase I clinical study demonstrating ... targets in the living human brain. These key ... and related disorders. Using positron emission tomography (PET) ...
    ... , , , BEIJING, Dec. 21 ... biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today,that Sinovac was selected by ... companies listed overseas for 2009. The honor was given to,Sinovac ... The "Competitiveness Measure" is the measuring ...
    Cached Medicine Technology:Intra-Cellular Therapies Announces the Results of a Phase I PET Study for ITI-007 for the Treatment of Schizophrenia and Other Psychiatric Disorders 2Intra-Cellular Therapies Announces the Results of a Phase I PET Study for ITI-007 for the Treatment of Schizophrenia and Other Psychiatric Disorders 3Intra-Cellular Therapies Announces the Results of a Phase I PET Study for ITI-007 for the Treatment of Schizophrenia and Other Psychiatric Disorders 4Intra-Cellular Therapies Announces the Results of a Phase I PET Study for ITI-007 for the Treatment of Schizophrenia and Other Psychiatric Disorders 5Sinovac Named One of China's Top 10 Most Competitive Companies Listed Overseas in 2009 2Sinovac Named One of China's Top 10 Most Competitive Companies Listed Overseas in 2009 3
    (Date:1/22/2015)... VogueQueen is a seasoned and trusted leader who ... are thrilled to have it lead the wedding dress industry ... of prom dresses for the global market. , “The CEO ... and he focuses on continuing the goal of operational excellence ...
    (Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Blue Cross and Blue Shield ... exemplify what it means to “Live Fearless.” , ... to share their stories about how they or someone they ... others by living in the moment. By telling these types ...
    (Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Juvent Sports ( http://www.juventsports.com ) ... PGA Merchandise Show to bestow a Juvent Sports Achievement ... golfer, Arlene McKitrick. The award commemorated and congratulated McKitrick ... win. She won her first amateur tournament in 1979 ...
    (Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Autocarinsurancebest.com has released a new ... commercial auto insurance policy . , Auto insurance quotes ... It is no longer necessary to call an agent or ... available online on a single website: http://autocarinsurancebest.com/ . , ...
    (Date:1/22/2015)... Joan Lunden, award-winning American journalist, beloved television host, ... 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference planned and ... , shares that “a fast-growing, virulent” cancer in her ... not followed up her clean mammogram with an ultrasound. ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:VogueQueen Unveils New Designs of Prom Dresses for 2015 2Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to Showcase “Faces of Fearless” 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 3Health News:Commercial Auto Insurance Provides Several Important Features! 2Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 2Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 3Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 4Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 5Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 6
    ... patch promises to alleviate symptoms of early-stage Parkinson's disease, ... pills to manage the brain disorder,// researchers said., ... pharmaceutical was used to study its effects on 277 ... Parkinson's. The patch is designed to convey a ...
    ... heavily over a short period of time or drink continuously ... face more depression than men, says a study.// ... Medicine and Health Sciences and other researchers studied the alcohol ... of depression, according to the online edition of BBC News. ...
    ... acid, a vital B vitamin is a must in the medicine ... of folic acid could lead to serious birth defects// in the ... stroke and heart disease. Now, there appears to be one more ... Folic acid may actually reduce low frequency hearing loss, researchers said. ...
    ... sons, may have a greater risk of getting prostate cancer, ... compared families of men diagnosed with prostate cancer with other ... prostate cancer were related. ,The Journal of the ... but the factors responsible for prostate cancer and having more ...
    ... the number of influenza cases over the last four months ... statistics released by the Public// Health Agency on Dec 16. ... March or early April and the Calgary Health Region monitors ... A are; sudden headaches and fever, dry coughs and aching ...
    ... based on the data put together in health maps, show ... 10 unhealthiest places.// ,Valley areas have held such ... soon overtake them. ,Poor diet and a growing ... the post-industrial traumas seen there, and this may put more ...
    Cached Medicine News:Health News:Gender Of Children May Be Linked To Risk Of Prostate Cancer 2Health News:Lifestyles Cause Concern To Welsh Health Officials 2
    ... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
    ... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
    ... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
    ... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
    Medicine Products: