SOURCE: Alpharma Inc.

December 17, 2007 12:08 ET

Alpharma to Host Investor Meeting December 18, 2007

BRIDGEWATER, NJ--(Marketwire - December 17, 2007) - Alpharma Inc. (NYSE: ALO), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, will be hosting an Investor Meeting at 3:00PM on Tuesday, December 18, 2007 at The Four Seasons Hotel in New York City. Registration will begin at 2:30PM. This presentation will be webcast in a listen only mode and can be accessed via the Internet at http://www.streetevents.com.

Alpharma press releases and the December 18, 2007 investor presentation can be accessed through Alpharma's website, http://www.alpharma.com, through its Investor Support and Company Calendar tabs. The replay will be available from December 19, 2007 through January 2, 2008 at http://www.streetevents.com.

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 January 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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