Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Provides Fourth Quarter 2012 Investor Update  
1/15/2013 9:25:00 AM

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) today provided an update on its fourth quarter 2012 and recent business activities. “The past several months have been a remarkable period of time for us at Ironwood – particularly with the commercial launch of LINZESS in the U.S. and the approval of Constella in the E.U.,” said Peter Hecht, Chief Executive Officer of Ironwood. “In December, the joint Ironwood and Forest team stocked LINZESS in over 44,000 pharmacies across the U.S. and began educating over 85,000 physicians. Looking ahead, we will continue to focus on the LINZESS launch, while also exploring development opportunities to strengthen the clinical profile of linaclotide and broaden the product label in other indications and geographies. We will also continue to progress our other pipeline programs, including potential linaclotide-based combination products, IW-9179 for functional dyspepsia and IW-2143 for anxiety, among others. Through these activities, we continue to work towards our overarching goals of delivering differentiated medicines to patients and value to our shareholders.”