Acura Pharmaceuticals to Host First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call on May 2, 2012

Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:31pm EDT

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  PALATINE, IL, Apr 24 (Marketwire) -- 
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACUR), a specialty pharmaceutical
company innovating abuse deterrent drugs, today announced that the
company plans to report financial results for the first quarter of 2012
following the close of financial markets on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The
company will host a conference call to discuss the results on Wednesday,
May 2, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. ET.

    To participate in the live conference call, please dial 888-857-6929
(U.S. and Canada) or 719-457-2658 (international) five to ten minutes
prior to the start of the call. The participant passcode is 5534513. A
live audio webcast will also be available through the "Investors" section
of the company's website, http://www.acurapharm.com.

    A replay of the call will be available beginning May 2, 2012 at 11:30
a.m. ET and ending on May 16, 2012 on the company's website, and by
dialing 888-203-1112 (U.S. and Canada) or 719-457-0820 (international).
The replay participant code is 5534513.

    About Acura Pharmaceuticals
 Acura Pharmaceuticals is a specialty
pharmaceutical company engaged in the research, development and
commercialization of product candidates intended to address medication
abuse and misuse, utilizing its proprietary AVERSION(R) and IMPEDE
technologies. In June 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or
FDA, approved OXECTA(R) which incorporates the AVERSION technology. The
Company has a development pipeline of additional AVERSION technology
products including other opioids, stimulants and benzodiazepines and its
IMPEDE technology for pseudoephedrine hydrochloride products.

    

Contact:
David Carey for Acura Investor Relations
investors@acurapharm.com 
212-867-1762

Rachel Kessler for Acura Media Relations
pr@acurapharm.com
917-660-0608 

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