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mifepristone

an antiprogestogenic steroid, used in the medical termination of pregnancy. Formula: C29H35NO2
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Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) reported on Friday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Korlym (mifepristone) 300 mg tablets, the first and only approved medication for Cushing's Syndrome Patients.
Negative commentary from short-seller reports have raised a number of issues, including off-label promotion, bribing physicians through speaker fees or otherwise to prescribe Korlym, questioning the efficacy of Korlym and using the FDA's adverse event reporting database to taint the drug as dangerous, and the possible overstatement of sales from the Veteran's Administration channel, Buck tells investors in an intraday research note.
General and administrative expenses rose to USD3.2m in the reviewed period of 2011 from USD1.9m in the third quarter of 2010 due to additional costs associated with the potential launch of the company's Korlym (formerly CORLUX) lead product for the treatment of endogenous Cushing's Syndrome.
Under the terms of the program as currently authorized, $76.3 million remains available for the repurchase of shares."Our Cushing's syndrome franchise grew significantly in 2018, as more physicians prescribed Korlym for the first time and experienced prescribers identified additional patients who could benefit from the medication," said Joseph K.
The stock rallied 32% yesterday to $17.17 as a result of the United States Patent and Trademark Office granting a new utility patent for Korlym, Duncan tells investors in a research note.