ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUPN), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases, today reported that, on November 14, 2016, it received a letter from the Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Department indicating that it is not in compliance with the filing requirement under Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 5250(c)(1) due to its failure to timely file its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2016 (the "Quarterly Report"). The notice further stated that Nasdaq rules permit Supernus to submit a plan to regain compliance by no later than January 13, 2017, or within 60 calendar days. Following a review of this plan, Nasdaq staff can grant Supernus an exception, up to 180 calendar days from the due date of the Quarterly Report, or until May 8, 2017, to regain compliance. Supernus currently anticipates regaining compliance with the filing requirement by filing its Quarterly Report prior to January 13, 2017, or, in the alternative, submitting to Nasdaq a plan to regain compliance.

About Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases. The Company has two marketed products for epilepsy, Oxtellar XR ®(extended-release oxcarbazepine) and Trokendi XR ®(extended-release topiramate). The Company is also developing several product candidates to address large market opportunities in psychiatry, including SPN-810 for the treatment of Impulsive Aggression in ADHD patients and SPN-812 for the treatment of ADHD.

Forward-Looking Statements:

This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements do not convey historical information, but relate to predicted or potential future events that are based upon management's current expectations. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. In addition to the factors mentioned in this press release, such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the Company's ability to sustain and increase its profitability; the Company's ability to raise sufficient capital to fully implement its corporate strategy; the implementation of the Company's corporate strategy; the Company's future financial performance and projected expenditures; the risk that the completion and filing of the periodic report will take longer than expected; the Company's ability to increase the number of prescriptions written for each of its products; the Company's ability to increase its net revenue; the Company's ability to enter into future collaborations with pharmaceutical companies and academic institutions or to obtain funding from government agencies; the Company's product research and development activities, including the timing and progress of the Company's clinical trials, and projected expenditures; the Company's ability to receive, and the timing of any receipt of, regulatory approvals to develop and commercialize the Company's product candidates; the Company's ability to protect its intellectual property and operate its business without infringing upon the intellectual property rights of others; the Company's expectations regarding federal, state and foreign regulatory requirements; the therapeutic benefits, effectiveness and safety of the Company's product candidates; the accuracy of the Company's estimates of the size and characteristics of the markets that may be addressed by its product candidates; the Company's ability to increase its manufacturing capabilities for its products and product candidates; the Company's projected markets and growth in markets; the Company's product formulations and patient needs and potential funding sources; the Company's staffing needs; and other risk factors set forth from time to time in the Company's SEC filings made pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The Company undertakes no obligation to update the information in this press release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events.

CONTACTS:Jack A. Khattar, President and CEOGregory S. Patrick, Vice President and CFOSupernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Tel: (301) 838-2591orINVESTOR CONTACT:Peter VozzoWestwicke PartnersOffice: (443) 213-0505Mobile: (443) 377-4767Email:

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