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Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Sector: Pharmaceutical Preparations Region: PA, United States


: | Nasdaq: AUXL


Similar to: NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc., United-Guardian, Inc., Trius Therapeutics, Inc.

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on developing and marketing products to predominantly specialist audiences, such as urologists, endocrinologists, certain targeted primary care physicians, hand surgeons, subsets of orthopedic, general, and plastic surgeons. The company currently markets two products in the United States: Testim testosterone gel and XIAFLEX. The Testim testosterone gel is a proprietary, topical testosterone once-a-day gel indicated for the treatment of hypogonadism. The XIAFLEX is a proprietary, injectable collagenase enzyme approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture in adult patients with a palpable cord. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals was founded by Gerri A. Henwood and Jane Holmes Hollingsworth in 1999 and is headquartered in Chesterbrook, PA.

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