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|February 06, 2008 2:32 p.m.|
|Teva Announces Approval of Generic Fosamax® Tablets|
Jerusalem, Israel, February 6, 2008 - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Nasdaq:TEVA) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted final approval for the Company's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) to market its generic version of Merck's osteoporosis treatment Fosamax® (Alendronate Sodium) Tablets, 5 mg, 10 mg, 35 mg, 40 mg and 70 mg. Shipment of the product will begin immediately.