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ANI Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of Vancomycin Capsules in 50 Count Bottle

12/20/2016


BAUDETTE, Minnesota (December 20, 2016) - ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“ANI”) (Nasdaq: ANIP) today announced the launch of Vancomycin HCl 125mg and 250mg capsules, indicated for treatment of C. difficile-associated diarrhea, in a fifty count bottle. The fifty count bottle of Vancomycin HCl capsules accounts for approximately 40% of the Vancomycin capsule volume and the annual US market for this bottle configuration is approximately $21 million, per IMS Health.


Arthur S. Przybyl, President and Chief Executive Officer said, "We are pleased to announce the launch of a new bottle size for our authorized generic to Vancocin®. By providing a larger size bottle, pharmacists will have greater flexibility and efficiency in dispensing various dosing regimens that do not follow a traditional 20 pill script.”


About Vancomycin HCl Capsules


Vancomycin Hydrochloride Capsules are indicated for the treatment of C. difficile-associated diarrhea. Vancomycin Hydrochloride Capsules are also used for the treatment of enterocolitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resistant strains). Parenteral administration of vancomycin is not effective for the above infections; therefore, Vancomycin Hydrochloride Capsules must be given orally for these infections.


About ANI


ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company” or “ANI”) is an integrated specialty pharmaceutical company developing, manufacturing, and marketing branded and generic prescription pharmaceuticals. The Company's targeted areas of product development currently include narcotics, oncolytics (anti-cancers), hormones and steroids, and complex formulations involving extended release and combination products. For more information, please visit our website www.anipharmaceuticals.com.


Forward-Looking Statements


To the extent any statements made in this release deal with information that is not historical, these are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements about price increases, the Company’s future operations, products financial position, operating results and prospects, the Company’s pipeline or potential markets therefor, and other statements that are not historical in nature, particularly those that utilize terminology such as “anticipates,” “will,” “expects,” “plans,” “potential,” “future,” “believes,” “intends,” “continue,” other words of similar meaning, derivations of such words and the use of future dates.


Uncertainties and risks may cause the Company’s actual results to be materially different than those expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Uncertainties and risks include, but are not limited to, the risk that the Company may face with respect to importing raw materials; increased competition; acquisitions; contract manufacturing arrangements; delays or failure in obtaining product approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; general business and economic conditions; market trends; products development; regulatory and other approvals and marketing.


More detailed information on these and additional factors that could affect the Company’s actual results are described in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, as well as its proxy statement. All forward-looking statements in this news release speak only as of the date of this news release and are based on the Company’s current beliefs, assumptions, and expectations. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


For more information about ANI, please contact:


Investor Relations
IR@anipharmaceuticals.com

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