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|Kindred Biosciences Announces First Quarter 2019 Financial Results|
"We are confident that Mirataz is on track to be a successful feline drug. We have seen strong growth in penetration and continued positive customer feedback, and expect the commencement of planned commercial initiatives to meaningfully expand sales this year," said
Development and Corporate Updates
First Quarter 2019 Financial Results
For the quarter ended
The Company recorded
The cost of product sales totaled
Research and development expenses for the quarter ended
Selling, general and administrative expenses for the 2019 and 2018 first quarters were
With respect to spending in 2019, the Company remains focused on advancing its core pipeline and programs, including the commencement of multiple pivotal studies, increasing adoption of Mirataz and preparing for the commercial launch of dipyrone injection. Given approval of Mirataz EU is no longer expected in 2019, the Company is revising its expectations for 2019 operating expenses. KindredBio now anticipates operating expenses of between
Webcast and Conference Call
KindredBio will host a conference call and webcast today at
Important Safety Information
Mirataz® (mirtazapine transdermal ointment) is for topical use in cats only under veterinary supervision. Do not use in cats with a known hypersensitivity to mirtazapine or any of the excipients or in cats treated with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs). Not for human use. Keep out of reach of children. Wear gloves to apply and wash hands after. Avoid contact with treated cat for 2 hours following application. The most common adverse reactions include application site reactions, behavioral abnormalities (vocalization and hyperactivity) and vomiting. Please see the full Prescribing Information.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements contained in this press release that do not relate to matters of historical fact should be considered forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, statements regarding our expectations about the trials, regulatory approval, manufacturing, distribution and commercialization of our current and future product candidates, and statements regarding our anticipated revenues, expenses, margins, profits and use of cash.
These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations. These statements are not promises or guarantees, but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors that may cause our actual results to be materially different from any future results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. These risks include, but are not limited to, the following: our limited operating history and expectations of losses for the foreseeable future; the absence of significant revenue from Mirataz® (mirtazapine transdermal ointment) and our product candidates for the foreseeable future; the likelihood that our revenue will vary from quarter to quarter; our potential inability to obtain any necessary additional financing; our substantial dependence on the success of Mirataz and our lead product candidates which may not be successfully commercialized even if they are approved for marketing; the effect of competition; our potential inability to obtain regulatory approval for our existing or future product candidates; our dependence on third parties to conduct some of our development activities; our dependence upon third-party manufacturers for supplies of Mirataz and our product candidates; uncertainties regarding the outcomes of trials regarding our product candidates; our potential failure to attract and retain senior management and key scientific personnel; uncertainty about our ability to develop a satisfactory sales organization; our significant costs of operating as a public company; our potential inability to obtain and maintain patent protection and other intellectual property protection for Mirataz and our product candidates; potential claims by third parties alleging our infringement of their patents and other intellectual property rights; our potential failure to comply with regulatory requirements, which are subject to change on an ongoing basis; the potential volatility of our stock price; and the significant control over our business by our principal stockholders and management.
For a further description of these risks and other risks that we face, please see the risk factors described in our filings with the
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