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|June 19, 2006 1:49 p.m.|
|Teva Receives First FDA Approval for Generic Proscar® Tablets|
Jerusalem, Israel, June 19, 2006 - 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 Proscar® (Finasteride) Tablets, 5 mg. Shipment of this product will begin immediately. As the first company to file an ANDA containing a paragraph IV certification for this product, Teva has been awarded 180 days of marketing exclusivity.