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Actavis Launches Generic Keppra XR® Tablets in the U.S.
Date:9/15/2011

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis, an international generic pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has received FDA approval of Levetiracetam Extended-Release Tablets, a generic equivalent of Keppra XR®.  Shipping commenced immediately following approval.

Keppra XR® had US total sales of approximately $161 million for the 12 months ending June 30, 2011, according to IMS Health.  

About Actavis:

Actavis Inc. is the US distributor of the product and the U.S. subsidiary of Actavis Group hf.  Approximately one third of Actavis Group hf's sales are generated in North America, Actavis' single largest market. Based in Morristown, NJ, Actavis Inc. has U.S. manufacturing facilities in Elizabeth, NJ and Lincolnton, NC. Actavis also has research and development facilities in Elizabeth, NJ, Owings Mills, MD and Sunrise, FL.

Actavis Group hf is one of the world's leading generic pharmaceutical companies specializing in the development, manufacture and sale of generic pharmaceuticals.  The company has operations in 40 countries, with more than 10,500 employees.

Keppra XR ® is a trademark owned by a party other than Actavis.

Information in this press release may contain forward-looking statements with respect to the financial condition, results of operations and businesses of Actavis.  By their nature, forward-looking statements and forecasts involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from that expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These factors include, among other things, exchange rate fluctuations, the risk that research and development will not yield new products that achieve commercial success, the impact of competition, price controls and price reductions, the
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