Medicure Inc.
AMEX : MCU
TSX : MPH

Medicure Inc.

October 24, 2005 16:15 ET

Medicure to Webcast 2005 Annual and Special Meeting

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 24, 2005) - Medicure Inc. (TSX:MPH)(AMEX:MCU), a cardiovascular drug discovery and development company today announced it will conduct a webcast of its Annual and Special Meeting being held at 11:30am Eastern on Tuesday, October 25, 2005 in the Saint-Francois room of the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec. To participate in the webcast please log onto Medicure's website at www.medicure.com.

About Medicure Inc.

Medicure Inc. is a cardiovascular drug discovery and development Company focused on developing effective therapeutics for unmet needs in the field of cardiovascular medicine, the largest pharmaceutical market sector. The Company's solid position in this field is supported by the following attributes:

- Cardiovascular focused pipeline: a global market of over US $70 billion

- Two drugs - MC-1 & MC-4232 - in advanced clinical development

- Three positive Phase II trials completed

- FDA Fast Track designation for MC-1

- Unique products addressing major, inadequately served markets

- 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 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.

Contact Information

  • Medicure Inc.
    Derek Reimer
    Chief Financial Officer
    888-435-2220
    204-488-9823 (FAX)
    or
    Medicure Inc.
    Hogan Mullally
    Manager of Investor & Public Relations
    888-435-2220
    204-488-9823 (FAX)
    info@medicure.com
    www.medicure.com