Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited Announces Tentative Approval of Generic Femara(R) Tablets

Published: Jan 21, 2010

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JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Nasdaq: TEVA) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted tentative approval for the Company's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) to market its generic version of Novartis’ breast cancer treatment Femara® (letrozole) Tablets, 2.5 mg. Final approval of Teva’s Letrozole Tablets is expected upon expiry of patent protection for the brand product in June 2011.

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