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Shire Announces FDA Approval of VPRIV(TM) (velaglucerase alfa for injection) for the Treatment of Type 1 Gaucher Disease
Date:2/26/2010

oped based on feedback from the rare disease community. It is designed to simplify the process and paperwork associated with initiation of therapy, and to reduce the financial burden for patients who are treated with Shire HGT therapies in the United States, including VPRIV. The Company has also announced that it will price VPRIV at a 15% savings over the other commercially available ERT for Gaucher disease.

New Co-Pay Assistance Program for Eligible U.S. Patients

The new co-pay program provides assistance for eligible patients in the U.S. who have commercial prescription insurance, and helps these patients pay for out-of-pocket medication costs for Shire HGT products, regardless of income level. Through this program, Shire HGT intends to cover these patients' insurance co-pay for the first 3 months of their therapy in 2010. In 2011, the Company intends to cap eligible patients' out of pocket prescription expenses at $500.

The new Co-Pay Assistance Program will take effect immediately, and will apply to eligible ELAPRASE(R) (idursulfase) patients and VPRIV(TM) patients in the U.S.


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