SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 11, 2011
ACELRX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
575 Chesapeake Drive
Redwood City, CA 94063
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (650) 216-3500
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ITEM 2.02 RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION.
On August 11, 2011, AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information in this Item 2.02 and in the press release furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section or Sections 11 and 12(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The information contained in this Item 2.02 and in the press release furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission made by the Company, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
|Press Release dated August 11, 2011.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: August 12, 2011||ACELRX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
/s/ James H. Welch
|James H. Welch|
|Chief Financial Officer|
INDEX TO EXHIBITS
|99.1||Press Release dated August 11, 2011.|