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Generic Methylprednisolone Acetate Injectable Suspension Approved

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2005--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted final approval for the Company's ANDA for Methylprednisolone Acetate Injectable Suspension, 40 mg/mL and 80 mg/mL in single dose vials.

Teva's Methylprednisolone Acetate Injectable Suspension is the AP-rated generic equivalent of Pfizer's Depo-Medrol(R) Injection, an anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid for intramuscular, intrasynovial, soft tissue or intralesional injection.

The brand product has annual sales of approximately $41.4 million.

Source: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

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