Flexion to Present Pivotal Phase 2b and Phase 3 Results for Zilretta™ at Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2016 World Congress

BURLINGTON, Mass., April 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:FLXN) today announced that it will report results from the pivotal Phase 2b and Phase 3 clinical trials of its lead drug candidate Zilretta (also known as FX006) at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2016 World Congress at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on Saturday, April 2 at 2:00 p.m. CET/9:00 a.m. EDT.

The presentation will be part of Concurrent Session 9 - OA Treatment - Structure and Pain with abstract presentations. The title of the scientific abstract is “Sustained and Profound Analgesic Benefits in People with Osteoarthritis of the Knee Using FX006, an Intra-articular Extended-Release Formulation of Triamcinolone Acetonide.”

Investor Contact David Carey Lazar Partners LTD T: 212-867-1768 dcarey@lazarpartners.com Media Contact Mariann Caprino TogoRun T: 917.242.1087 M.Caprino@togorun.com Corporate Contact Fred Driscoll Chief Financial Officer Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. T: 781-305-7763 fdriscoll@flexiontherapeutics.com

Source:Flexion Therapeutics