Questcor Pharmaceutical, Inc. (Carlsbad, CA) (QSC) Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results  
2/27/2013 7:02:27 AM

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012.

Net sales for the fourth quarter of 2012 were $160.5 million, compared to $75.5 million for the same period in 2011. Net sales increased primarily due to expanded prescribing of H.P. Acthar® Gel (repository corticotropin injection) by nephrologists in the treatment of nephrotic syndrome, as well as continued prescribing by neurologists in the treatment of MS relapses and infantile spasms.