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Actavis Launches Generic Version of Flomax(R) In The U.S.
Date:4/27/2010

MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis Inc., today began shipping Tamsulosin capsules to its customers in the United States. The generic equivalent to Flomax®, Tamsulosin is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Actavis is partnering with Synthon Pharmaceuticals to launch and market Tamsulosin capsules in the United States.  

Actavis offers Tamsulosin in a 0.4 mg strength capsule. Annual sales of Flomax® capsules in the U.S. were approximately US$2.17 billion for the 12 months ending December 2009, according to IMS Health data.  

About Actavis Inc.

Actavis Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Actavis Group hf. Approximately one quarter of Actavis' sales are generated in North America, Actavis' single largest market. Based in Morristown, NJ, Actavis has U.S. manufacturing facilities in Elizabeth, NJ; Little Falls, NJ; Totowa, NJ; and Lincolnton, NC. Actavis also has research and development facilities in Owings Mills, MD and Sunrise, FL; and a packaging facility in Totowa, NJ.

About Actavis Group

Actavis 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.

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 risk of loss or expiration of patents or trade marks, difficulties of obtaining and maintaining governmental approvals for products, the risk of substantial product liability claims, exposure to environmental liability.


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