SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CADX) today announced that it is offering to sell $85 million worth of shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. Cadence expects to grant the underwriters of the offering an option to purchase additional shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering. Leerink Swann LLC is acting as co-lead manager, and JMP Securities, Wedbush PacGrow Life Sciences and Canaccord Genuity Inc. are acting as co-managers for the offering. The offering is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering. The securities described above are being offered by Cadence pursuant to a shelf registration statement previously filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). A preliminary prospectus supplement related to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to these securities may be obtained from Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attn: Prospectus Department, 100 Plaza One, Floor 2, Jersey City, NJ 07311, Telephone number: (800) 503-4611, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction. About Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Cadence Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company committed to in-licensing, developing and commercializing proprietary product candidates to improve the lives of hospitalized patients.