SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 14, 2004--Medicis (NYSE:MRX - News) today announced it expects to report third quarter fiscal 2004 financial results after the market closes on Thursday, April 29, 2004.
Medicis will host a conference call at 5:15 p.m. Eastern Time (2:15 p.m. Pacific Time) to review the March 31, 2004, third quarter financial results, as well as provide an update on other business matters of the Company. A live webcast will be available at http://www.medicis.com. The webcast will be archived on the Company's website for two business days following the live call.
Interested participants should contact Medicis Investor Relations at (602) 808-3854 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a line on the call. Callers should dial in approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. A certain number of lines will be reserved based upon registrations.
The phone number to join the conference call is (719) 457-2621 for both domestic and international callers. No access code is necessary for the live call. For investors unable to participate in the live call, a replay will be available soon after the live call. The phone number to access the replay is (719) 457-0820 and the access code is 562174. The replay will be available for two business days following the live call.
Medicis is the leading independent specialty pharmaceutical company in the United States focusing primarily on the treatment of dermatological, pediatric and podiatric conditions, and aesthetics medicine. Medicis has leading branded prescription products in a number of therapeutic categories, including acne, asthma, eczema, fungal infections, hyperpigmentation, photoaging, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis and skin and skin-structure infections. The Company's products have earned wide acceptance by both physicians and patients due to their clinical effectiveness, high quality and cosmetic elegance.
The Company's products include the prescription brands RESTYLANE®, DYNACIN® (minocycline HCl), LOPROX® (ciclopirox), LUSTRA® (hydroquinone), LUSTRA-AF® (hydroquinone) with sunscreen, ALUSTRA® (hydroquinone) with retinol, OMNICEF® (cefdinir), ORAPRED® (prednisolone sodium phosphate), PLEXION® Cleanser (sodium sulfacetamide/sulfur), PLEXION TS® (sodium sulfacetamide/sulfur), PLEXION SCT® (sodium sulfacetamide/sulfur), TRIAZ® (benzoyl peroxide), LIDEX® (fluocinonide), and SYNALAR® (fluocinolone acetonide), the over-the-counter brand ESOTERICA®, and BUPHENYL® (sodium phenylbutyrate), a prescription product indicated in the treatment of Urea Cycle Disorder. For more information about Medicis, please visit the Company's website at www.medicis.com.
Except for historical information, this press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Litigation Reform Act. All statements included in this press release that address activities, events or developments that Medicis expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. This includes earnings estimates, future financial performance and other matters. These statements are based on certain assumptions made by Medicis based on its experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors it believes are appropriate in the circumstances. Such statements are subject to a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of Medicis. Any such projections or statements include the current views of Medicis with respect to future events and financial performance. No assurances can be given, however, that these events will occur or that such results will be achieved. Medicis cannot validate its assumptions of the full impact on its business of the approval of competitive generic versions of its core brands, or any future competitive product approvals that may affect its brands. Also, there are a number of additional important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected, including the anticipated size of the markets, the availability of product supply, the receipt of required regulatory approvals, the ability to realize anticipated synergies and benefits of the Q-Med transaction, the risks and uncertainties normally incident to the pharmaceutical industry, dependence on sales of key products, the uncertainty of future financial results and fluctuations in operating results, dependence on Medicis' strategy including the uncertainty of license payments and/or other payments due from third parties, the timing and success of new product development by Medicis or third parties, product introductions and other risks described from time to time in Medicis' SEC filings including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2003. Forward-looking statements represent the judgment of Medicis' management as of the date of this release, and Medicis disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
NOTE: Full prescribing information for any Medicis prescription product is available by contacting the Company. OMNICEF® is a registered trademark of Abbott Laboratories, Inc. under a license from Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. RESTYLANE® is a registered trademark of HA North American Sales AB, a subsidiary of Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation. All other marks (or brands) and names are the property of Medicis or its Affiliates.
Medicis, Scottsdale Investor Relations & Corporate Communications 602-808-3854