Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at the Stifel Nicolaus Healthcare Conference on September 5, 2012
Published: Aug 22, 2012
PALATINE, IL--(Marketwire - August 22, 2012) -
During the presentation, material information concerning the Company, its operations, strategies and prospects may be discussed. A live webcast of the presentation will be available through the "Investors" page of Acura's website: www.acurapharm.com. An archived version of the presentation will be available for 30 days after the event.
Utilizing its proprietary AVERSION® and IMPEDE™ technologies, Acura develops products intended to address medication abuse and misuse. AVERSION contains polymers that cause the drug to gel when dissolved; it also contains compounds that irritate the nasal passages. IMPEDE is designed to disrupt the processing of pseudoephedrine from tablets into methamphetamine.
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® and IMPEDE™ technologies. In June 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved OXECTA® which incorporates the AVERSION technology. The Company has a development pipeline of additional AVERSION technology products including other opioids and its IMPEDE technology for pseudoephedrine hydrochloride products.
The trademark OXECTA® is owned by Pfizer Inc.
David Carey for Acura Investor Relations
Chris Seger for Acura Media Relations