Cosmo pharmaceuticals
04 Sep 2023

Termination of Agreement for Rifamycin SV MMX® with Dr. Falk Pharma

Dublin, Ireland – 4 September 2023: Cosmo Pharmaceuticals N.V. (SIX: COPN, XETRA: C43) (“Cosmo”) today announced the termination by mutual agreement of the license with Dr. Falk Pharma for Rifamycin SV MMX® in the EU and other selective countries.

Rifamycin SV MMX®is an orally administered, delayed-release, non-systemic antibiotic approved for the treatment of Travelers’ Diarrhea caused by certain bacteria. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria that cause diarrhea. It is the first antibiotic engineered with Cosmo’s proprietary Multi Matrix Technology (MMX®). MMX technology is designed to deliver the active pharmaceutical ingredients in a delayed and controlled manner directly to the lower intestine.

About Cosmo

Cosmo is a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat selected gastrointestinal disorders, to improve endoscopy quality measures through aiding the detection of colonic lesions and to treat selected dermatological conditions. Cosmo develops and manufactures products which are distributed globally by selected partners including Lialda®/Mezavant®/Mesavancol®, Uceris®/Cortiment®, Aemcolo® and Winlevi®. Cosmo has also developed medical devices for endoscopy and has a partnership with Medtronic for the global distribution of GI Genius™ which uses artificial intelligence to help detect potential signs of colon cancer. The company also has a rich development pipeline. For additional information on Cosmo and its products, please visit

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Hazel Winchester, Head of Investor Relations

Cosmo Pharmaceuticals N.V.

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