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Roxane Laboratories, Inc. Announces the Launch of Mycophenolate Mofetil 250mg Capsules and 500mg Tablets


5/4/2009 11:21:43 AM

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Roxane Laboratories, Inc. announced today the launch of its generic for Mycophenolate Mofetil 250mg Capsules and 500mg Tablets by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. These products are available in 250mg Capsules Bottles of 100 and 500, 500mg Tablets Bottles of 100 and 500. These products are available for immediate shipment to wholesalers and pharmacies nationwide.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090504/CL10321)

Roxane Laboratories' Mycophenolate Mofetil 250mg Capsules and 500mg Tablets, are AB rated to CellCept(R) (mycophenolate mofetil) capsules and tablets. Annual sales of Mycophenolate Mofetil are approximately $1,017 Million(1).

Full prescribing information for Mycophenolate Mofetil Capsules and Tablets is available on the Roxane Laboratories website at www.Roxane.com or upon request by calling Roxane Laboratories Technical Product Information at 1.800.962.8364.

About Roxane Laboratories, Inc.

Roxane Laboratories is located in Columbus, OH in a modern 500,000 square foot manufacturing and laboratory facility. The facility spans 70 acres and currently employs over 1,000 people. Currently, Roxane Laboratories markets over 80 medications in nearly 250 package sizes, focusing on an expanding line of Multisource pharmaceutical products including: bulk and unit-dose liquids and solids; coated, sustained-release and controlled- release tablets; nasal sprays, cytotoxics and CII narcotics.

Roxane Laboratories, Inc., is a subsidiary of Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation, based in Ridgefield, CT and a member of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies.

About Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation based in Ridgefield, CT, is the US headquarters to seven subsidiaries and a member of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies.

The Boehringer Ingelheim group is one of the world's 20 leading pharmaceutical companies. Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, it operates globally with 135 affiliates in 47 countries and approximately 39,800 employees. Since it was founded in 1885, the family-owned company has been committed to researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing novel products of high therapeutic value for human and veterinary medicine.

In 2007, Boehringer Ingelheim posted net sales of US $15.0 billion (10.9 billion euro) while spending approximately one-fifth of net sales in its largest business segment, Prescription Medicines, on research and development.

For more information on Boehringer Ingelheim, please visit

http://us.boehringer-ingelheim.com.

(1) IMS MAT dollar sales ending 12/2008

CellCept(R) is a registered trademark of Hoffmann - La Roche, Inc.




CONTACT: Angela Chirico for Roxane Laboratories, +1-614-272-4774,
Angela.Chirico@boehringer-ingelheim.com

Web site: http://www.Roxane.com/



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