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FDA Approves Adenosine Injection

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 16, 2004--June 16, 2004--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Nasdaq: TEVA - News) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted final approval for the Company's ANDA for Adenosine Injection USP, 3 mg/mL, which was submitted by the Company's subsidiary SICOR Inc. Shipment of this product, which has been approved in 2 mL and 4 mL vials, is expected to begin immediately.

Teva's Adenosine Injection USP is the generic equivalent of Fujisawa's Adenocard (R) Injection. This product is indicated for conversion to sinus rhythm of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT), including that associated with accessory bypass tracts (Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome).

The brand product has annual sales of approximately $13 million.

Source: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

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