Medicure Inc.

Medicure Inc.

January 09, 2007 16:15 ET

Medicure to Report Second Quarter Fiscal 2007 Financial Results

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 9, 2007) - Medicure Inc. (TSX:MPH)(AMEX:MCU), a cardiovascular focused biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the Company will report second quarter fiscal 2007 financial results on Friday, January 12, 2007 at 8:00 AM Eastern Time. A conference call and audio webcast will be conducted on Friday, January 12, 2007 at 8:30 AM Eastern Time, during which management will discuss second quarter results.

Notification of Conference Call:
Date: Friday, January 12, 2007
Time: 8:30 AM Eastern Time
Telephone: 1-877-888-3490 or 1-416-695-5259
Webcast: Available at the Medicure website at

Archive of Conference Call:
Telephone: 1-888-509-0081 or 1-416-695-5275
Passcode: 638087
Webcast: Available at the Medicure website at
Expires: January 26, 2007

About Medicure Inc.

Medicure is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and commercialization of novel compounds to treat cardiovascular disorders. The Company's solid position in this field is highlighted by the following:

- Two drugs, MC-1 & MC-4232, in late stage clinical development

- Four positive Phase II trials completed with MC-1

- FDA Fast Track designation for MC-1

- U.S. rights to AGGRASTAT® Injection (tirofiban hydrochloride)

- Dual action antithrombotic, MC-45308, with positive preclinical results

Medicure also has a medicinal chemistry based Drug Discovery program focused on discovery and advancement of novel small molecule anti-ischemics and antithrombotics towards human clinical studies.

This press release contains forward-looking statements, as defined under applicable securities legislation, that involve risks, which may cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made, and accordingly may be deemed to be forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof, and the Company disclaims any intention and has no obligation or responsibility to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise except as required by law. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, events or developments to be materially different from any future results, events or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among others, the Company's stage of development, lack of product revenues, additional capital requirements, risks associated with the completion of clinical trials and obtaining regulatory approval to market the Company's products, the ability to protect its intellectual property, dependence on collaborative partners and the ability to meet its debt obligations. These factors should be considered carefully and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Additional risks and uncertainties relating to the Company and its business can be found in the "Risk Factors" section of its Form 20F for the year ended May 31, 2006.

Contact Information

  • Medicure Inc.
    Derek Reimer
    Chief Financial Officer
    Medicure Inc.
    Hogan Mullally
    Manager of Investor & Public Relations
    (204) 488-9823 (FAX)