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Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Donates Caldolor(R) to Haitian Relief Effort
Date:1/20/2010

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. ( CPIX) has donated 15,000 vials of Caldolor® (ibuprofen) Injection, an intravenous form of ibuprofen, to Haitian relief effort.

Caldolor is the first and only injectable product approved for the treatment of pain and reduction of fever in the United States. As health conditions in Haiti continue to deteriorate, Caldolor is expected to help those suffering from fever as a result of disease or infection as well as patients suffering with pain from traumatic injury or while recovering from surgery. Cumberland provided the drug through a U.S.-based medical unit that will support field medical personnel in Haiti, including the international aid group Doctors Without Borders.

"As we learn more about the devastation this quake has caused as well as the conditions aid workers are facing, it is incumbent upon us to do what we can to ease this suffering," said A.J. Kazimi, Cumberland's Chief Executive Officer. "We are hopeful the donation of Caldolor will be especially relevant in light of mounting public health concerns about the outbreak of disease and the lack of adequate medical facilities and supplies."

Survivors and aid workers are facing dire health conditions, including stifling heat and raw sewage as well as lack of access to food, water or medical treatment. Health experts have warned that thousands of people could die as a result of infectious disease or infection from improperly treated wounds.

Caldolor was approved by the FDA and introduced in the United States in 2009. Clinical trials have sh
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