Medicis to Present at Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference

| Source: Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medicis (NYSE:MRX) today announced that the Company is scheduled to present at the Goldman Sachs 33rd Annual Global Healthcare Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. A live webcast of the Medicis presentation, scheduled for Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at 4:20 p.m. Eastern Time (1:20 p.m. Pacific Time), may be accessed in the Investor Relations section of the Company's corporate website at An archive of the webcast will be available on the Medicis corporate website for 10 business days following the live presentation.

About Medicis

Medicis is the leading independent specialty pharmaceutical company in the United States focusing primarily on the treatment of dermatological and aesthetic conditions. The Company is dedicated to helping patients attain a healthy and youthful appearance and self-image. Medicis has leading branded prescription products in a number of therapeutic and aesthetic categories. The Company's products have earned wide acceptance by both physicians and patients due to their clinical effectiveness, high quality and cosmetic elegance.

For more information about Medicis or the Company's products, please visit the Company's website at Printed copies of the Company's complete audited financial statements are available free of charge upon request.

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