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|June 27, 2005 11:28 a.m.|
|Teva And Lundbeck Announce That Azilect (Rasagiline) For Parkinson's Disease Is Now Available In The United Kingdom|
Jerusalem, Israel, June 27, 2005 - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Teva) (NASDAQ: TEVA) and H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) (CSE: LUN) announced today that Azilect®, a once-daily treatment for Parkinson's disease (PD) both as monotherapy in patients with early PD and as an adjunct treatment in moderate to advanced disease, is now available in the United Kingdom. This represents the first launch of Azilect® in a member nation of the European Union following the issuance of a Marketing Authorisation by the European Commission earlier this year. The Marketing Authorisation is valid throughout the European Union and additional launches are planned for the remainder of this year and for 2006. The next launch is expected to take place in Germany within a few weeks time.