SOURCE: Alpharma Inc.

October 26, 2007 15:44 ET

Alpharma Announces Information for Third Quarter 2007 Conference Call

BRIDGEWATER, NJ--(Marketwire - October 26, 2007) - Alpharma Inc. (NYSE: ALO) announced that the company will release its third quarter 2007 earnings after the market close on Monday, October 29, 2007. Alpharma management, will conduct a conference call / webcast on Tuesday, October 30, 2007 beginning at 8:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time to discuss its third quarter results. A presentation which management will refer to on the call will be available on the company's website in the "Investor's Support" section at

The call will be open to all interested parties and may be accessed by using the following information:

Domestic Dial In:       (800) 351-4892
International Dial In:  (334) 323-7224
Conference Call ID:      ALPHARMA

Investors can access the call in a "listen only" mode via the Internet at

In addition, for those unable to participate at the time of the call, a rebroadcast will be available following the call from Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time until Tuesday, November 13, 2007 Eastern Standard Time at midnight. The rebroadcast may be accessed on the Internet at or by telephone using the following information:

Domestic Dial In:       (877) 919-4059
International Dial In:  (334) 323-7226
Participant Code:        43027254

Alpharma Inc. (NYSE: ALO) is a global specialty pharmaceutical company with leadership positions in products for humans and animals. Alpharma is presently active in more than 60 countries. Alpharma has a growing branded pharmaceutical franchise in the U.S. pain market with its KADIAN® (morphine sulfate extended-release) Capsules, and an innovative pharmaceutical product pipeline that consists of several novel approaches to treat pain, including the Flector® Patch (diclofenac epolamine topical patch), which is expected to launch in early 2008. In addition, Alpharma is among the world's leading producers of several specialty pharmaceutical-grade bulk antibiotics and is internationally recognized as a leading provider of pharmaceutical products for poultry and livestock.

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