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Apricus Biosciences to Present at the Canaccord Genuity 35th Annual Growth Conference

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apricus Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:APRI), a biopharmaceutical company advancing innovative medicines in urology and rheumatology, today announced that Richard Pascoe, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Canaccord Genuity 35th Annual Growth Conference on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference will be held at the InterContinental in Boston, MA. Mr. Pascoe will provide an update on the European launch of Vitaros®, the Company's topical treatment for erectile dysfunction, as well as Apricus' drug candidates fispemifene, for the treatment of men with secondary hypogonadism and RayVa™, for the treatment of patients with Raynaud's phenomenon.

A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed via the Investor Relations' section of the Company's website at www.apricusbio.com. Please log in approximately 5-10 minutes before the event to ensure a timely connection. A replay of the webcast will be available for 90 days following the presentation.

About Apricus Biosciences, Inc.

Apricus Biosciences, Inc. (APRI) is a biopharmaceutical company advancing innovative medicines in urology and rheumatology. Apricus has initiated a Phase 2b trial for fispemifene, a selective estrogen receptor modulator for the treatment of symptomatic male secondary hypogonadism, and plans to conduct additional studies in other urological conditions. Apricus recently completed enrollment in a Phase 2a trial for RayVa™, its product candidate for the treatment of the circulatory disorder Raynaud's phenomenon. Apricus' lead commercial product, Vitaros®, for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, is approved in Europe and Canada and is being commercialized in several countries in Europe. Apricus' marketing partners for Vitaros include Mylan NV, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH, Hexal AG (Sandoz), Recordati Ireland Ltd. (Recordati S.p.A.), Bracco S.p.A. and Laboratoires Majorelle. Apricus' second-generation room temperature Vitaros is under development.

For further information on Apricus, visit http://www.apricusbio.com.

CONTACT: Institutional / Retail Investors: Matthew Beck mbeck@troutgroup.com The Trout Group LLC (646) 378-2933

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