In order to ensure a smooth transition to the class-wide REMS program, Mallinckrodt will maintain the current EXALGO REMS program web site at www.exalgorems.com and continue to provide important EXALGO prescribing information, with a focus on appropriate patient selection and dosing, to new prescribers.About Zalicus Zalicus Inc. (Nasdaq: ZLCS) is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers and develops novel treatments for patients suffering from pain and immuno-inflammatory diseases. Zalicus has a portfolio of proprietary clinical-stage product candidates targeting pain and immuno-inflammatory diseases and have entered into multiple revenue-generating collaborations with large pharmaceutical companies relating to other products, product candidates and drug discovery technologies. Zalicus applies its expertise in the discovery and development of selective ion channel modulators and its combination high throughput screening capabilities to discover innovative therapeutics for itself and its collaborators in the areas of pain, inflammation, oncology and infectious disease. To learn more about Zalicus, please visit www.zalicus.com. Forward-Looking Statement This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 concerning Zalicus, the product EXALGO and its sales potential. These forward-looking statements about future expectations, plans, objectives and prospects of Zalicus and EXALGO may be identified by words like "believe," "expect," "may," "will," "should," "seek," “plan” or “could” and similar expressions and involve significant risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including risks related to the commercialization of EXALGO by Covidien and those other risks that can be found in the "Risk Factors" section of Zalicus' annual report on Form 10-K on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the other reports that Zalicus periodically files with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Actual results may differ materially from those Zalicus contemplated by these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements reflect management’s current views and Zalicus does not undertake to update any of these forward-looking statements to reflect a change in its views or events or circumstances that occur after the date of this release except as required by law.
EXALGO is a registered trademark of Mallinckrodt LLC.(c) 2012 Zalicus Inc. All rights reserved. 1 American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) Facts and Figures on Pain. American Academy of Pain Medicine website. Retrieved on April 24, 2012 http://www.painmed.org/patient/facts.html.