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 News Release - August 10, 2007

Mylan Announces Final FDA Approval for Verapamil Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules (PM)

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 10 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Mylan Laboratories Inc. (NYSE: MYL ) today announced that Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Verapamil Hydrochloride (HCl) Extended-release (ER) Capsules (PM), 100 mg, 200 mg and 300 mg.

Verapamil HCl ER Capsules (PM) are the generic version of Elan Drug Delivery Inc.'s Verelan® PM ER Capsules. Verapamil HCl ER Capsules (PM) had U.S. sales of approximately $58 million for the 12 months ending June 30, 2007, for the same strengths.

This product will be shipped immediately.

Mylan Laboratories Inc. is a leading pharmaceutical company with three principal subsidiaries, Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., Mylan Technologies Inc. and UDL Laboratories Inc., and a controlling interest in Matrix Laboratories Limited, India. Mylan develops, licenses, manufactures, markets and distributes an extensive line of generic and proprietary products.

For more information about Mylan, please visit www.Mylan.com.


Source: Mylan Laboratories

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