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Watson's Generic Yasmin® Receives FDA Approval
Date:9/7/2010

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), today announced that its subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, Inc., has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Zarah™ (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol tablets) 3 mg/0.03 mg, the generic equivalent to Bayer's Yasmin®. Watson has begun shipping the product.  Bayer's lawsuit against Watson alleging that Watson's product infringes Bayer's U.S. Patent No. 5,569,652 remains pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Yasmin® and its generic equivalents had total U.S. sales of approximately $97 million for the twelve months ending June 30, 2010, according to IMS Health.  Watson's Zarah™ tablets are indicated for the prevention of pregnancy in women who elect to use an oral contraceptive.

About Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company.  The Company is engaged in the development and distribution of generic pharmaceuticals and specialized branded pharmaceutical products focused on Urology and Women's Health.  Watson has operations in many of the world's established and growing international markets.

For press release and other company information, visit Watson Pharmaceuticals' Web site at http://www.watson.com.

Forward-Looking Statement Statements contained in this press release that refer to non-historical facts are forward-looking statements that reflect Watson's current perspective of existing information as of the date of this release. It is important to note that Watson's goals and expectations are not predictions of actual performance. Actual results may differ materially from Watson's
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