AVANIR Pharmaceuticals Invites Investors to Fiscal 2010 Third Quarter Conference Call

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AVANIR Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVNR) today announced that it will release unaudited fiscal third quarter financial results for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2010 before market open on Thursday, August 5, 2010. Keith Katkin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Randall Kaye, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, and Christine Ocampo, Vice President, Finance, will host an investment community conference call that same day at 8:00 a.m. Pacific time / 11:00 a.m. Eastern time to discuss those results and answer questions.

Investors are invited to listen to the live webcast by visiting AVANIR's corporate website at http://www.avanir.com/. To listen to the live call, please go to AVANIR's website prior to the start of the call to register, download and install the necessary audio software.

An archived copy of the webcast will be available on AVANIR's website for 30 days, and a telephone replay will be available through August 10, 2010, by dialing (800) 642-1687 (domestic) or (706) 645-9291 (international) and entering the conference ID number 90500390.

About AVANIR

AVANIR Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on bringing innovative medicines to patients with central nervous system disorders of high unmet medical need. As part of our commitment, we have extensively invested in our pipeline and are dedicated to advancing medicines that can substantially improve the lives of patients and their loved ones. For more information about AVANIR, please visit http://www.avanir.com/.

Avanir Media & Investor Contacts
Eric Benevich
Brenna Mullen
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949-389-6700

SOURCE AVANIR Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Jul 29, 2010