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|January 14, 2008 2:28 p.m.|
|Teva Announces Tentative Approval Of Generic Aricept® Tablets|
Jerusalem, Israel, January 14, 2008 - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Nasdaq: TEVA) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted tentative approval for the Company's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) to market its generic version of Eisai's Alzheimer's treatment Aricept® (Donepezil Hydrochloride) Tablets, 5 mg and 10 mg. The brand product had annual sales of approximately $1.6 billion in the United States for the twelve months ended September 30, 2007, based on IMS sales data.