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Apricus Biosciences to Present at the 28th Annual ROTH Conference

SAN DIEGO, March 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apricus Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:APRI), a biopharmaceutical company advancing innovative medicines in urology and rheumatology, today announced that Barbara Troupin, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, will present at the 28th Annual ROTH Conference on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at 7:30 a.m. Pacific Time. The conference will be held at The Ritz Carlton, Dana Point, CA. Dr. Troupin will provide an update on 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 30 days following the presentation.

About Apricus Biosciences, Inc.

Apricus Biosciences, Inc. (APRI) is a biopharmaceutical company advancing innovative medicines in urology and rheumatology. Apricus recently completed enrollment in its 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 has completed a Phase 2a trial for RayVa, its product candidate for the treatment of the circulatory disorder Raynaud’s phenomenon, and plans to conduct additional clinical trials in patients with Raynaud’s phenomenon secondary to scleroderma. 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. In September 2015, Apricus in-licensed the U.S. development and commercialization rights for Vitaros from Allergan. Apricus’ marketing partners for Vitaros include Laboratoires Majorelle, Bracco S.p.A., Hexal AG (Sandoz), Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH, Recordati Ireland Ltd. (Recordati S.p.A.), Ferring International Center S.A. (Ferring Pharmaceuticals) and Mylan NV. Apricus’ second-generation room temperature Vitaros is currently under development.

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

*Vitaros® is a registered trademark of NexMed International Limited. Such trademark is registered in certain countries throughout the world and pending registration in the United States.

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

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