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Last $41.21 USD
Change Today +2.20 / 5.64%
Volume 1.2M
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Akorn, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals, as well as animal and over-the-counter (OTC) consumer health products in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Health. The Prescription Pharmaceuticals segment markets generic and branded ophthalmics, injectables, oral liquids, otics, topical, inhalants, and nasal sprays. This segment’s generic products include Clobetasol Propionate, a corticosteroid, which is used to treat various skin conditions; Fluticasone Propionate, a corticosteroid used for nasal symptoms of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis conditions; Lidocaine/Prilocaine, a topical anesthetic; Progesterone, which is used to prevent endometrial hyperplasia; Vancomycin, an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections; and other products. The Consumer Health segment markets branded and private label animal health products, as well as OTC products for the treatment of dry eye under the TheraTears brand name. This segment’s branded products comprise Akten, a topical ocular anesthetic gel; AzaSite, an antibiotic used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis; Cosopt, Cosopt PF, Betimol, and Zioptan, which are used in the treatment of glaucoma; Nembutal, a sedative; and Xopenex inhalation solution for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm. It also markets other OTC consumer health products, including Mag-Ox, a diabetes magnesium supplement, and the Zostrix brand of capsaicin products for pain management; and animal health branded and generic products comprising Anased, Tolazine, Yobine, Butorphic, and VetaKet. Akorn, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.

1,644 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/17/15
Founded in 1971

akorn inc (AKRX) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $423.6K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $349.1K
Senior Vice President of National Accounts an...
Total Annual Compensation: $288.4K
Executive Vice President of Global Quality As...
Total Annual Compensation: $288.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

akorn inc (AKRX) Key Developments

Akorn, Inc. announced delayed 10-Q filing

On 08/10/2015, Akorn, Inc. announced that they will be unable to file their next 10-Q by the deadline required by the SEC.

Akorn, Inc. Appoints Randall Pollard as Chief Accounting Officer and Interim Chief Financial Officer

Akorn, Inc. appointed Randall Pollard as chief accounting officer and interim chief financial officer. Pollard joined Akorn as vice president and corporate controller in April 2015 from Novartis Pharmaceuticals, where he served as the head of accounting and reporting for Novartis' generic division, Sandoz. Prior to Novartis/Sandoz, he served in various financial leadership roles at Wyeth and Mayne Pharma.

Knight Therapeutics Inc. Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Akorn, Inc

Knight Therapeutics Inc. announced the signing of an agreement with Akorn, Inc. for the exclusive distribution of AzaSite(r) in Canadian markets. Under the terms of the agreement with Akorn, Knight will handle all regulatory and commercial activities for AzaSite(r) in Canada.


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