SOURCE: Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

April 28, 2014 15:40 ET

Acura Pharmaceuticals to Host First Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call on May 6, 2014

PALATINE, IL--(Marketwired - Apr 28, 2014) - 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 2014 following the close of financial markets on Monday, May 5, 2014. The Company will host a conference call to discuss the results on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET.

To participate in the live conference call, please dial 1-888-428-9473 (U.S. and Canada) five to ten minutes prior to the start of the call. The participant passcode is 9678956. A replay of the call will be available beginning May 6, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. ET and ending on May 26, 2014 on the company's website, and by dialing 1-888-203-1112 (U.S. and Canada). The replay participant code is 9678956.

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. 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.

In June 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved OXECTA® (oxycodone HC1 tablets) which incorporates the AVERSION® technology. The Company has a development pipeline of additional AVERSION® technology products containing other opioids.

The trademark OXECTA® is owned by Pfizer Inc.

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