Horizon Beefs Up (While Burning Through Cash)


Today, Fool.com health-care analysts Brenton Flynn and David Williamson discuss Horizon Pharmaceuticals and the recent completion of its salesforce rollout for for Duexis. The company expects to reach about 50% of necessary doctors, and Brenton excepts a commiserate acceleration in sales.

Duexis is a crucial drug for the company, but it's burning through cash at the moment and faces generic competition, so this salesforce announcement is more important than just increasing sales: It has huge implications for the company's future viability.

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