Avanir Pharmaceuticals Announces Date of Fiscal 2013 Third Quarter Financial Results and Conference Call

Avanir Pharmaceuticals Announces Date of Fiscal 2013 Third Quarter Financial
Results and Conference Call

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. (Nasdaq:AVNR) will report financial results for the quarter ended June
30, 2013 after market close on Tuesday, August 6, 2013. The company will
conduct a conference call and an audio webcast at 1:30 pm Pacific Time (4:30
pm Eastern Time) on the same day.

Conference Call Information:
Domestic callers: 1 (800) 638-4817
International callers: +1 (617) 614-3943
Passcode: 15448717

Webcast information: Visit http://ir.avanir.com.

A webcast replay will be available on the Avanir Web site for 30 days. A
telephone replay will be available for 48 hours following the conclusion of
the call by dialing 1 (888) 286-8010 for domestic callers, or +1 (617)
801-6888 for international callers, and entering reservation code 55240220.

About Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on
bringing innovative medicines to patients with central nervous system
disorders of high unmet medical need. As part of our commitment, we have
extensively invested in our pipeline and are dedicated to advancing medicines
that can substantially improve the lives of patients and their loved ones. For
more information about Avanir, please visit www.avanir.com.

AVANIR® is a registered trademark owned by Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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CONTACT: Avanir Investor & Media Contact
         Ian Clements, PhD
         ir@avanir.com
         +1 (949) 389-6700