Cardiome Enters BRINAVESS Distribution Agreement With Nomeco A/S in Denmark
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
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Cardiome Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CRME) (TSX: COM) today announced that its subsidiary, Correvio GmbH, has entered into an agreement with Nomeco A/S, headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, to distribute BRINAVESS™ (vernakalant IV) to customers in the Danish market.
"We are pleased to have entered into this distribution agreement with Nomeco," said Karim Lalji, Cardiome's Chief Commercial Officer. "In addition to allowing Cardiome to work with one of the strongest hospital pharmaceutical logistics provider in Denmark, this agreement satisfies the requirements that will enable the timely shipment of BRINAVESS to Cardiome's customers and rapidly fulfil their orders."
"We are excited to be working with Cardiome to distribute BRINAVESS to our network of hospital customers nationwide," said Søren Vesti Esbensen, Nomeco's Head of Commercial Affairs. "Our logistics and dedicated customer service team is ready to support BRINAVESS and ensure complete customer satisfaction along every step of the ordering and shipping process."
Financial details of the agreement have not been disclosed.
About Cardiome Pharma Corp.
Cardiome Pharma Corp. is a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of cardiovascular therapies that will improve the quality of life and health of patients suffering from heart disease. Cardiome has two marketed, in-hospital, cardiology products, BRINAVESS™ (vernakalant IV), approved in Europe and other territories for the rapid conversion of recent onset atrial fibrillation to sinus rhythm in adults, and AGGRASTAT® (tirofiban HCl) a reversible GP IIb/IIIa inhibitor indicated for use in Acute Coronary Syndrome patients.
Cardiome is traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market (CRME) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (COM). For more information, please visit our web site at http://www.cardiome.com.
About Nomeco A/S
Nomeco is Denmark's largest pharmaceutical wholesaler and an international competency center for the pharmaceutical industry. At Nomeco we specialize in health logistics. We ensure that the Danish population always has timely access to pharmaceuticals. This goal is realized via a value adding partnership with pharmacies, hospitals and the pharmaceutical industry - a partnership based on security, confidence and a high level of ethics. Nomeco is undergoing constant development in close contact with the market and authorities. This development rests on a solid base of knowledge and values. Nomeco is a Danish company deeply rooted in the pharmaceutical industry while at the same time being part of an international organization.
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