CHESTERBROOK, Pa., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUXL) today announced that executive management will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Health Care Conference to be held May 14-16 at the Encore at the Wynn Las Vegas. Mr. Adrian Adams, Chief Executive Officer and President, is scheduled to present an overview of the Company and its product pipeline at 3:00 p.m. PT (6:00 pm ET) on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
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The presentation will also be webcast on the "For Investors" section of the Auxilium website under the "Events" tab on May 15, 2013. To access the live webcast, please log on to Auxilium's website approximately fifteen minutes prior to the presentation to register and download any necessary audio software. The presentation replay will be available for ninety days after the event.
Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company with a focus on developing and marketing products to predominantly specialist audiences. Auxilium markets Testim® 1% (testosterone gel) for the topical treatment of hypogonadism in the U.S., XIAFLEX® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum (CCH)) for the treatment of adult Dupuytren's contracture patients with a palpable cord in the U.S., and distributes XIAPEX® (the EU tradename for CCH) in the European Union through Pfizer Inc. under a transition services agreement until the applicable marketing authorizations are fully transferred to Auxilium. GlaxoSmithKline LLC co-promotes Testim with Auxilium in the U.S. Ferring International Center S.A. markets Testim in certain countries of the EU and Paladin Labs Inc. markets Testim in Canada. Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation has development and commercial rights for XIAFLEX in Japan; and Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd has development and commercial rights for XIAFLEX in Canada, Australia, Brazil and Mexico. As a result of its recent acquisition of Actient Holdings, LLC, Auxilium now markets TESTOPEL®, the only long-acting implantable testosterone replacement therapy, Edex®, the leading branded non-oral drug for erectile dysfunction, Striant®, a buccal system for testosterone delivery, and Osbon ErecAid®, a device for aiding erectile dysfunction, and also has a non-promoted respiratory franchise, including Theo-24® and Semprex®-D, along with three other non-promoted products. Auxilium has three projects in clinical development. XIAFLEX is in phase III of development for the treatment of Peyronie's disease. CCH is in phase IIa of development for the treatment of Frozen Shoulder syndrome (adhesive capsulitis) and phase Ib of development for the treatment of cellulite (edematous fibrosclerotic panniculopathy). Auxilium also has rights to pursue additional indications for XIAFLEX. For additional information, visit http://www.auxilium.com.
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