SOURCE: Alpharma Inc.

March 10, 2008 16:01 ET

Alpharma to Present at Cowen and Company 28th Annual Health Care Conference

BRIDGEWATER, NJ--(Marketwire - March 10, 2008) - Alpharma Inc. (NYSE: ALO), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that senior management will provide an overview of the Company's business at the Cowen and Company Annual Health Care Conference on Monday, March 17, 2008 at 1:45PM Eastern Daylight Time. The conference will be held at The Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts.

This presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed through Alpharma's website, www.alpharma.com, through its Investor Support and Company Calendar tabs.

After the live presentation, an archived version will be available for 90 days, through June 14, 2008, after the live presentation and can be accessed at the same website.

Alpharma press releases are also available at our website www.alpharma.com.

About Alpharma

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 80 countries. Alpharma has a growing branded pharmaceutical franchise in the U.S. pain market with its KADIAN® (morphine sulfate extended-release) Capsules, and the FLECTOR® Patch (diclofenac epolamine topical patch). 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.

Contact Information

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    Investor Relations
    908-566-4153
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