G&A expenses were $7.6 million for the fourth quarter of 2012, compared to $12.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2011. G&A expenses were $30.2 million for the full year 2012, compared to $41.3 million for the full year 2011. For both periods, the decrease in G&A expense was primarily due to lower legal, consulting, and other professional expenses as a result of the conclusion of certain legal matters, partially offset by increases in corporate marketing and branding and staff to support business growth.Selling and marketing expenses were $4.2 million for the fourth quarter of 2012, compared to $2.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2011. Selling and marketing expenses for the full year 2012 were $18.7 million, compared to $8.8 million for the full year 2011. The increase in selling and marketing expenses relates primarily to some non-recurring pre-commercialization planning activities for AMITIZA, and commercialization and launch costs for RESCULA.
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2012 Financial And Operating Results
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