FDAnews Drug Daily Bulletin

SEPRACOR DOUBLES Q1 REVENUE, TURNS PROFIT

April 27, 2006
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Sepracor Inc. -- driven by booming sales of its anti-insomnia drug Lunesta -- turned a profit in its fiscal 2006 first quarter and more than doubled revenue compared to the same period last year. The Marlborough, Mass., pharmaceutical company (Nasdaq: SEPR) reported $285.7 million in revenue for the quarter ending March 31, compared to $119 million in revenue in the fiscal 2005 first quarter, just before Lunesta sales launched.

Boston Business Journal (http://milwaukee.bizjournals.com/boston/stories/2006/04/24/daily17.html)