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Santarus to Present at May and June Investment Conferences

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SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Santarus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNTS) today announced that Gerald T. Proehl, president and chief executive officer, will make presentations at the following investment conferences:

  • Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference in Las Vegas on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 11:20 a.m. Pacific time (2:20 p.m. Eastern time),
  • Deutsche Bank 38th Annual Health Care Conference in Boston on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 8:40 a.m. Eastern time (5:40 a.m. Pacific time), and
  • Jefferies Healthcare Conference in New York City presenting on Monday, June 3, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time (12:00 p.m. Pacific time).

Webcasts of these presentations will be available during the event at www.santarus.com and will be archived and available on the website for 14 days.

About Santarus

Santarus, Inc. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing proprietary products that address the needs of patients treated by physician specialists. The company's current commercial efforts are focused on five products. UCERIS (budesonide) extended release tablets for the induction of remission in patients with active, mild to moderate ulcerative colitis and ZEGERID® (omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate) for the treatment of certain upper gastrointestinal disorders are promoted to gastroenterologists. GLUMETZA® (metformin hydrochloride extended release tablets) and CYCLOSET® (bromocriptine mesylate) tablets, which are indicated as adjuncts to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes, and FENOGLIDE® (fenofibrate) tablets, which is indicated as an adjunct to diet to reduce high cholesterol, are promoted to endocrinologists and other physicians who treat patients with type 2 diabetes. Full prescribing and safety information for Santarus' products is available at www.santarus.com.

Santarus' product development pipeline includes the investigational drug RUCONEST® (recombinant human C1 esterase inhibitor). A biologics license application (BLA) for RUCONEST was submitted to the FDA in April 2013 for the treatment of acute angioedema attacks in patients with HAE. Santarus is also developing rifamycin SV MMX®, which is in Phase III clinical testing for treatment of travelers' diarrhea. In addition, the company has completed a Phase I clinical program with SAN-300, an investigational monoclonal antibody. More information about Santarus is available at www.santarus.com.

Santarus cautions you that statements included in this press release that are not a description of historical facts are forward-looking statements. The inclusion of forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a representation by Santarus that any of its plans will be achieved. Actual results may differ materially from those set forth in this release due to the risks and uncertainties inherent in Santarus' business, including, without limitation: difficulties or delays in development, testing, manufacturing and marketing of, and obtaining and maintaining regulatory approvals for, Santarus' products; and other risks detailed in Santarus' prior press releases as well as in public periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement and Santarus undertakes no obligation to revise or update this news release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. This caution is made under the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Santarus®, FENOGLIDE®, UCERIS, and ZEGERID® are trademarks of Santarus, Inc. GLUMETZA® is a trademark of Biovail Laboratories International S.r.l. licensed exclusively in the United States to Depomed, Inc. CYCLOSET® is a trademark of VeroScience LLC. MMX® is a trademark of Cosmo Technologies Limited. RUCONEST® is a trademark of Pharming Group N.V.

COMPANY CONTACT:
Santarus, Inc.
Martha L. Hough, VP Finance & Investor Relations
858-314-5824
or
Debra P. Crawford, Chief Financial Officer
858-314-5708
or
INVESTOR CONTACT:
Westwicke Partners, LLC
Stefan Loren, Ph.D., 858-356-5930
sloren@westwicke.com
or
Robert Uhl, 858-356-5932
robert.uhl@westwicke.com

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