Alexza Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 8th Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference

Alexza Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 8th Annual JMP Securities Healthcare

PR Newswire

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 1, 2013

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) announced today that the company will participate in the
8^th Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference, being held in New York, New
York, July 9 - 10, 2013. Dr. James V. Cassella, Alexza Chief Scientific
Officer and Executive Vice President, Research and Development, will present
at the conference. The Alexza corporate presentation will be Wednesday, July
10, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will be webcast live.

To access the presentation via the Web, please go to the Alexza Investor
Relations tab at or directly A replay of the webcast will be available
approximately 24 hours after the presentation and archived for 14 days.

About Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Alexza Pharmaceuticals is focused on the research, development and
commercialization of novel, proprietary products for the acute treatment of
central nervous system conditions, including agitation, acute repetitive
seizures and insomnia. Alexza's products are based on the Staccato system, a
hand-held inhaler designed to deliver a drug aerosol to the deep lung,
providing rapid systemic delivery and therapeutic onset, in a simple,
non-invasive manner.

ADASUVE (Staccato loxapine), Alexza's first approved product, was approved by
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in December 2012 and by the European
Medicines Agency in February 2013. Teva Pharmaceutical USA, Inc. is Alexza's
commercial partner for ADASUVE in the U.S. Grupo Ferrer Internacional, S.A.
is Alexza's commercial partner for ADASUVE in Europe, Latin America, Russia
and the Commonwealth of Independent States countries.

For more information about Alexza, the Staccato system technology or the
Company's development programs, please visit For more
information about ADASUVE, please visit

ADASUVE^® and Staccato^® are registered trademarks of Alexza Pharmaceuticals,

Safe Harbor Statement
The anticipated presentation will contain forward-looking statements that
involve significant risks and uncertainties. Any statement describing the
Company's expectations or beliefs is a forward-looking statement, as defined
in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and should be
considered an at-risk statement. Such statements are subject to certain risks
and uncertainties, particularly those inherent in the process of developing
and commercializing drugs, including the ability of Alexza and our partners,
Teva and Ferrer, to effectively and profitably commercialize ADASUVE,
estimated product revenues and royalties associated with the sale of ADASUVE,
the adequacy of the Company's capital to support the Company's operations, and
the Company's ability to raise additional funds and the potential terms of
such potential financings. The Company's forward-looking statements also
involve assumptions that, if they prove incorrect, would cause its results to
differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking
statements. These and other risks concerning Alexza's business are described
in additional detail in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year
ended December 31, 2012 and the Company's other Periodic and Current Reports
filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements
contained in this announcement are made as of this date, and the Company
undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement,
whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

SOURCE Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Contact: BCC Partners, Karen L. Bergman and Michelle Corral, 650.575.1509 or
415.794.8662, or
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