SOURCE: Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

February 22, 2016 06:30 ET

Acura Pharmaceuticals to Host 2015 Financial Results Conference Call on March 1, 2016

PALATINE, IL--(Marketwired - February 22, 2016) - Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACUR), a specialty pharmaceutical company innovating abuse deterrent drugs, today announced that the Company plans to report financial results for 2015 following the close of financial markets on Monday, February 29, 2016. The Company will host a conference call to discuss the results on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. ET.

To participate in the live conference call, please dial 888-430-8694 (U.S. and Canada) five to ten minutes prior to the start of the call. The participant passcode is 7143401.

A replay of the call will be available beginning March 2, 2016 and ending on March 22, 2016 on the company's website, and by dialing 888-203-1112 (U.S. and Canada). The replay participant code is 7143401.

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 LIMITX™, AVERSION® and IMPEDE® Technologies. LIMITX contains ingredients that are intended to reduce or limit the rate or extent of opioid release when multiple tablets are ingested. AVERSION contains polymers that cause the drug to gel when dissolved; it also contains compounds that irritate the nasal passages if the product is snorted. IMPEDE is designed to disrupt the processing of pseudoephedrine from tablets into methamphetamine.

OXAYDO® (oxycodone HCl immediate-release tablets) which incorporates the AVERSION Technology, is FDA approved and marketed in the U.S. by our partner Egalet Corporation. 

Acura markets NEXAFED® and NEXAFED® Sinus, which are pseudoephedrine containing products that utilize the IMPEDE Technology.

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