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Actavis Receives Approval of Generic Wellbutrin SR(R) and Zyban(R) Tablets in the U.S.
Date:3/28/2008

MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -. Actavis Group, the international generic pharmaceuticals company, today announced that it has received two separate approvals from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration to market Bupropion Hydrochloride extended-release tablets (SR). Distribution of the products will commence immediately.

Bupropion Hydrochloride extended-release tablets (SR), available in 150mg strength, are the generic equivalent of Wellbutrin SR(R) and are indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder. Annual sales of brand and generic Wellbutrin SR(R) were US$ 498 million for the 12 months ending December 2007 according to IMS Health data.

Bupropion Hydrochloride extended-release tablets (SR), available in 150mg strength, are the generic equivalent of Zyban(R) and are indicated as an aid to smoking cessation treatment. Annual sales of brand and generic Zyban(R) were US$ 12 million for the 12 months ending December 2007 according to IMS Health data.

Commenting on the new approvals, Terry Fullem, Vice President of Marketing and Portfolio in the U.S. said:

"These approvals further enhance our strength in the area of modified release products and provide valuable options to our customers and patients."

About Actavis

Actavis is one of the world's leading generic pharmaceutical companies specializing in the development, manufacture and sale of generic pharmaceuticals. With headquarters in Iceland, Actavis has operations in 40 countries, with 11,000 employees. The United States is the company's single largest market. Actavis' U.S. operations are located in New Jersey, Maryland, North Carolina and Florida.

More information about Actavis in the United States can be found at http://www.actavis.us.

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