SOURCE: Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

May 14, 2008 07:30 ET

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Citigroup 2008 Global Healthcare Conference

MALVERN, PA--(Marketwire - May 14, 2008) - Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL) today announced that executive management will participate in the Citigroup 2008 Global Healthcare Conference to be held May 21 - May 22, 2008 at The Hilton New York. Mr. Armando Anido, Chief Executive Officer and President, is scheduled to present an overview of the Company and its product pipeline at 11:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 21, 2008.

To listen to the audio web cast of the presentation during or after the event, please visit: http://www.auxilium.com. The replay will be available for ninety days after the event.

About Auxilium

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company with a focus on developing and marketing to urologists, endocrinologists, orthopedists and select primary care physicians. Auxilium markets Testim® 1%, a topical testosterone gel, for the treatment of hypogonadism through its approximately 190-person sales and marketing team. Auxilium has four projects in clinical development. XIAFLEX™ (clostridial collagenase for injection), formerly referred to as AA4500, is in phase III of development for the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture and is in phase II of development for the treatment of Peyronie's disease and Frozen Shoulder syndrome (Adhesive Capsulitis). Auxilium's transmucosal film product candidate for the treatment of overactive bladder (AA4010) is in phase I of development. The Company is currently seeking a partner to further develop this product candidate. Auxilium has one pain product using its transmucosal film delivery system in pre-clinical development. Auxilium has rights to seven additional pain products and products for hormone replacement and urologic disease using its transmucosal film delivery system. Auxilium also has options to all indications using XIAFLEX for non-topical formulations. For additional information, visit http://www.auxilium.com.

SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT

This release contains "forward-looking-statements" within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the Company's intention to present at the Citigroup 2008 Healthcare Conference, and the Company's products in development for Dupuytren's contracture, Peyronie's disease, Frozen Shoulder syndrome, overactive bladder, pain, hormone replacement and urologic disease. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained in this release, including but not limited to, statements regarding future expectations, plans and prospects for the Company, statements regarding forward-looking financial information and other statements containing the words "believe," "may," "could," "will," "estimate," "continue," "anticipate," "intend," "should," "plan," "expect," and similar expressions, as they relate to the Company, constitute forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those reflected in these forward-looking statements due to various factors, including general financial, economic, regulatory and political conditions affecting the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries and those discussed in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007 and in the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2008 under the heading "Risk Factors," which are on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and may be accessed electronically by means of the SEC's home page on the Internet at http://www.sec.gov or by means of the Company's home page on the Internet at http://www.auxilium.com under the heading "Investor Relations -- SEC Filings." There may be additional risks that the Company does not presently know or that the Company currently believes are immaterial which could also cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Given these risks and uncertainties, any or all of these forward-looking statements may prove to be incorrect. Therefore, you should not rely on any such factors or forward-looking statements.

In addition, forward-looking statements provide the Company's expectations, plans or forecasts of future events and views as of the date of this release. The Company anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause the Company's assessments to change. However, while the Company may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Company's assessments as of any date subsequent to the date of this release.

Contact Information

  • For More Information, Contact:

    James E. Fickenscher
    CFO
    Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    (484) 321-5900
    Email Contact

    William Q. Sargent, Jr.
    V.P., IR
    Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    (484) 321-5900
    Email Contact