greater than or
equal to1/10): Somnolence, headache, abdominal pain and fatigue.
Decreased appetite, depression, anxiety, affect lability,
insomnia, middle insomnia, nightmare, sedation, dizziness,
lethargy, bradycardia, hypotension, orthostatic
Common hypotension, vomiting, diarrhoea, nausea, constipation,
(greater than or abdominal/stomach discomfort, dry mouth, rash, enuresis,
equal to1/100 to irritability, blood pressure decreased and weight
Hypersensitivity, agitation, hallucination, convulsion,
syncope/loss of consciousness, dizziness postural,
atrioventricular block first degree, tachycardia, sinus
Uncommon arrhythmia, pallor, asthma, dyspepsia, pruritis,
(greater than or pollakiuria, asthenia, chest pain, blood pressure
equal to1/1000 to increased, heart rate decreased and alanine
<1/100): aminotransferase increased.
Please consult the SPC for rare (greater than or equal to1/10000 to <1/1000) side effects with Intuniv.
NOTES TO EDITORS
Shire enables people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives.
Our strategy is to focus on developing and marketing innovative specialty medicines to meet significant unmet patient needs.
We provide treatments in Rare Diseases, Neuroscience, Gastrointestinal and Internal Medicine and we are developing treatments for symptomatic conditions treated by specialist physicians in other targeted therapeutic areas, such as Ophthalmics.
THE "SAFE HARBOR" STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995
Statements included in this announcement that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time. In the event such risks or uncertainties materialize, Shire's results could be materially adversely affected. The risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, that:
- Shire's products may not be a commercial success;
- product sales from ADDERALL XR(R) and INTUNIV(R) are subject to generic
- the failure to obtain and maintain reimbursement, or an adequate level of
reimbursement, by third-party payers in a timely manner for Shire's products may
affect future revenues, financial condition and results of operations;
- Shire conducts its own manufacturing operations for certain of its products and is
reliant on third party contract manufacturers to manufacture other products and to
provide goods and services. Some of the Shire's products or ingredients are only
available from a single approved source for manufacture. Any disruption to the supply
chain for any of the Shire's products may result in Shire being unable to continue
marketing or developing a product or may result in Shire being unable to do so on a
commercially viable basis for some period of time;
- the manufacture of Shire's products is subject to extensive oversight by various
regulatory agencies. Regulatory approvals or interventions associated with changes to
manufacturing sites, ingredients or manufacturing processes could lead to significant
delays, an increase in operating costs, lost product sales, an interruption of
research activities or the delay of new product launches;
- Shire has a portfolio of products in various stages of research and development.
The successful development of these products is highly uncertain and requires
significant expenditures and time, and there is no guarantee that these products will
receive regulatory approval;
- the actions of certain customers could affect Shire's ability to sell or market
products profitably. Fluctuations in buying or distribution patterns by such customers
can adversely affect Shire's revenues, financial conditions or results of operations;
- investigations or enforcement action by regulatory authorities or law enforcement
agencies relating to Shire's activities in the highly regulated markets in which it
operates may result in significant legal costs and the payment of substantial
compensation or fines;
- adverse outcomes in legal matters and other disputes, including Shire's ability to
enforce and defend patents and other intellectual property rights required for its
business, could have a material adverse effect on Shire's revenues, financial
condition or results of operations;
- Shire faces intense competition for highly qualified personnel from other
companies and organizations. Shire is undergoing a corporate reorganization and was
the subject of an unsuccessful acquisition proposal and the consequent uncertainty
could adversely affect Shire's ability to attract and/or retain the highly skilled
personnel needed for Shire to meet its strategic objectives;
- failure to achieve Shire's strategic objectives with respect to the acquisition of
NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. may adversely affect Shire's financial condition and results
and other risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time in Shire's filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K.
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