Alcon, Inc. Completes Acquisition of DUREZOL(TM) and ZYCLORIN(TM) from Sirion Therapeutics

Published: Mar 30, 2010

HUENENBERG, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alcon (NYSE:ACL), the world’s leader in eye care, announced today that it received regulatory approval and finalized the acquisition of the rights in the United States for DUREZOL™ emulsion and the global rights, excluding Latin America, for ZYCLORIN™ from Sirion Therapeutics, Inc. Alcon will immediately assume all marketing, promotion and sales of DUREZOL™. Management said that it is continuing to evaluate options to acquire ZIRGAN™, an antiviral recently approved by the FDA for the treatment of acute herpetic keratitis (corneal ulcers).

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