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CV Therapeutics Announces Ranexa(R) Named Finalist for Prix Galien USA 2008 Award
Date:8/14/2008

- Awards recognize innovative biopharmaceutical drugs and devices that have

made a deep impact on the quality of human life -

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CV Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVTX) today announced that its chronic angina therapy Ranexa(R) (ranolazine extended-releases tablets) has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Prix Galien USA 2008 award which honors the best pharmaceutical agent and best biotechnology product of the year. Winners will be announced on September 24, 2008 in New York.

"Being named a finalist for the Prix Galien USA awards is a great honor. We congratulate the dedicated employees, researchers and physicians who make it possible for this important medicine to help patients every day," said Louis G. Lange, M.D., Ph.D., chairman and chief executive officer of CV Therapeutics.

The Prix Galien USA Awards committee of 11, including seven Nobel Laureates, recognizes the technical, scientific and clinical research skills necessary to develop innovative medicines that improve the human condition, and is considered the industry's highest accolade for pharmaceutical research and development.

About Ranexa(R)

In the United Sates, Ranexa(R) (ranolazine extended-release tablets) is indicated for the treatment of chronic angina in patients who have not achieved an adequate response with other antianginal drugs. In Europe, ranolazine is indicated as add-on therapy for the symptomatic treatment of patients with stable angina pectoris who are inadequately controlled or intolerant to first-line antianginal therapies.

About CV Therapeutics

CV Therapeutics, Inc., headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on applying molecular cardiology to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel, small molecule drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. CV Therapeutics Ltd. is the company's European subsidiary based in the United Kingdom.

CV Therapeutics' approved products in the United States include Ranexa(R) (ranolazine extended-release tablets), indicated for the treatment of chronic angina in patients who have not achieved an adequate response with other antianginal drugs, and Lexiscan(TM) (regadenoson) injection for use as a pharmacologic stress agent in radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging in patients unable to undergo adequate exercise stress. Ranolazine is approved for use in the European Union as add-on therapy for the symptomatic treatment of patients with stable angina pectoris who are inadequately controlled or intolerant to first-line antianginal therapies.

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including statements as to research and development and commercialization of products, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including operating losses and fluctuations in operating results; capital requirements; regulatory review and approval of our products; special protocol assessment agreement; the conduct and timing of clinical trials; commercialization of products; market acceptance of products; product labeling; concentrated customer base; reliance on strategic partnerships and collaborations; uncertainties in drug development; uncertainties regarding intellectual property and other risks detailed from time to time in CV Therapeutics' SEC reports, including its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2008. CV Therapeutics disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.


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