Retrophin Announces Preliminary Full-Year 2015 Revenue of Approximately $99.9 Million

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Retrophin, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTRX) today announced that, based on preliminary and unaudited financial data, the Company expects net product sales for the fourth quarter of 2015 will be approximately $30.4 million. For the fiscal year 2015, the Company expects total net product sales of approximately $99.9 million.

“We are very pleased to report strong preliminary fourth quarter and full-year 2015 revenue,” said Stephen Aselage, Chief Executive Officer of Retrophin. “These results reflect the expanding demand for, and increased access to, Retrophin’s commercial portfolio, and we look forward to further growth throughout 2016. Additionally, we remain focused on rapidly advancing our pipeline as we approach significant milestones during the coming year, which we anticipate will move us closer to providing therapeutics for patients suffering from debilitating rare diseases, while generating sustainable value for Retrophin’s many stakeholders.”

The Company will provide final financial results from the fourth quarter and year-end 2015, as well as a corporate update, in a press release and conference call expected in late February.

About Retrophin

Retrophin is a pharmaceutical company focused on the development, acquisition and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of serious, catastrophic or rare diseases for which there are currently no viable options for patients. The Company's approved products include Chenodal®, Cholbam®, and Thiola®, and its pipeline includes compounds for several catastrophic diseases, including focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration (PKAN), nephrotic syndrome and others. For additional information, please visit

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Contact: Retrophin, Inc. Chris Cline, CFA Director, Investor Relations 646-564-3680

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