CASTLEFORD, England, November 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- We are pleased to announce the launch of a generic version of Prednisolone enteric-coated (EC) tablets.

Prednisolone EC tablets are a generic version of Deltacortril(R) from Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited and are indicated in the treatment of inflammatory and allergic conditions such as asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and colitis.

Prednisolone is available immediately in the award-winning Teva 360 livery, which is designed to aid patient safety, as 2.5mg and 5mg enteric-coated tablets in pots of 28 tablets.

The Teva retail price for the product is GBP8.57 and GBP8.65 for the 2.5mg and 5mg tablet packs respectively.

Kim Innes, Commercial Director at Teva UK Limited, said, "We are delighted to be bringing a generic version of this product to the UK market, and at the same time further broaden our portfolio, which is the widest of any UK generics supplier."

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About Teva UK Limited

Teva UK Limited is one of the UK's top ten pharmaceutical manufacturers, with a presence in the generics, branded respiratory and hospitals markets. It has the widest range of any UK generic pharmaceutical company and markets solid and liquid dose, injectable and respiratory medicines to healthcare professionals. The company is part of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

About Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is a leading global pharmaceutical company, committed to increasing access to high-quality healthcare by developing, producing and marketing affordable generic drugs as well as innovative and specialty pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients. Headquartered in Israel, Teva is the world's largest generic drug maker, with a global product portfolio of more than 1,250 molecules and a direct presence in 59 countries.

Teva's branded businesses focus on neurological, respiratory and women's health therapeutic areas as well as biologics. Teva's leading innovative product, Copaxone(R), is the number one prescribed treatment for multiple sclerosis. Teva employs over 40,000 people around the world and reached $13.9 billion in net sales in 2009.


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