Oculus Innovative Sciences Receives Approval for Oral and Throat Infection Products in Mexico

Oculus Innovative Sciences Receives Approval for Oral and Throat Infection
Products in Mexico

Latin American Partner, More Pharma, to Launch First Oral Care Products in
Spring 2014

PETALUMA, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oculus Innovative
Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:OCLS), a global healthcare company that designs,
manufactures and markets prescription and non-prescription products in 31
countries, today announced a regulatory approval in Mexico for the company's
new Microcyn60® Oral Care family of products intended for use as an adjunct
treatment in both mouth and throat infections.

Bruce Thornton, executive vice president of Oculus, said: "This is an
extremely exciting time for Oculus since it's the first Microcyn-based product
approved anywhere in the world for the antiseptic treatment of both mouth and
throat infections. The commercialization of our Microcyn Technology for this
promising new indication lays the foundation for its introduction into other
international markets, in particular Europe. As we did with our recent Mexican
approval of Microcyn for acne, we will leverage this Mexican approval for oral
care by using the approved dossier in our submission to the European notified
body for CE Mark approval. This two-step approach to regulatory submissions
provides us the opportunity to migrate these new products to Europe in the
quickest time possible."

The first oral care product to be launched by Oculus' Latin American partner,
More Pharma, will be Microdacyn60 Bucofaringeo. The More Pharma sales team
intends to target general practitioners as well as ear, nose and throat
specialists in mid-2014, enlightening these healthcare professionals to the
advantages of Microdacyn60 Bucofaringeo well in advance of the 2014
fall/winter cold and flu season.

Guillermo Ibarra, More Pharma's CEO, said, "With global concerns about the
overuse and misuse of antibiotics in the treatment of pathogen-related
infections, a safe and effective oral antiseptic such as Microdacyn60
Bucofaringeo, which doesn't facilitate antibiotic resistance, will be warmly
received by the Mexican healthcare community. We take great pride in helping
lead in this effort to reduce the incidence of growing antibiotic-resistant
strains of bacteria while also improving health outcomes. In addition to
Mexico, we will also move as rapidly as we are able to introduce Microdacyn60
Bucofaringeo into other Latin American countries."

About Oculus Innovative Sciences

Oculus Innovative Science is a global healthcare company that designs,
manufactures and marketsprescription and non-prescription products in31
countries. The company's products are used to treat patients in
surgical/advanced wound management, dermatology, women's health and animal
health; addressing the unmet medical needs of these markets—while raising the
standard ofpatient care and lowering overall healthcare costs. The company's
headquarters are in Petaluma, California, with manufacturing operations in the
United States and Latin America. More information can be found
atwww.oculusis.com.

About More Pharma

Founded in 2007, More Pharma is a pharmaceutical company with strong growth
performance and a team of more than 300 people. The company has a talented
sales and marketing team with significant prior experience with large
international pharmaceutical companies. They have ample funding and support by
their renowned financial sponsors, Southern Cross Group and Evercore, both of
which manage more than $1 billion of venture funds. The company is dedicated
to finding solutions to healthcare challenges via product development,
in-licensing and product acquisitions. With headquarters in Mexico City, More
Pharma has a presence in Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean. More
information can be found at www.morepharmacorp.com/eng/index.php.

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for historical information herein,matters set forth in this press
release are forward-looking within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions
of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements
about the Company's commercial and technology progress and futurefinancial
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words such as "growth," "expansion" and"build,"among others. Forward-looking
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uncertainties inherent in the Company's business that could cause actual
results to vary, includingsuchrisks thatregulatory clinical and guideline
developments may change,scientific data may not be sufficient to meet
regulatory standards or receipt of required regulatory clearances or
approvals,clinical results may not be replicated in actual patient
settings,protection offered bythe Company'spatents and patent applications
may be challenged, invalidated or circumvented by its competitors,the
available market fortheCompany'sproducts will not be as large as
expected,the Company'sproducts will not be able to penetrate one or more
targeted markets,revenues will not be sufficient to fund further development
and clinical studies, the Company may not meet itsfuture capital needs, and
its ability to obtain additional funding, as well as uncertainties relative to
varying product formulations and a multitude of diverse regulatory and
marketing requirements in different countries and municipalities, and other
risks detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities
and Exchange Commission including the annual report on Form 10-K for theyear
ended March 31, 2013. Oculus Innovative Sciences disclaims any obligation to
update these forward-looking statements except as required by law.

Oculus and Microcyn Technology are trademarks or registered trademarks of
Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc. All other trademarks and service marks are
the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Media and Investor Contact:
         Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc.
         Dan McFadden
         VP of Public and Investor Relations
         (425) 753-2105
 
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