Actavis Group, the international generic pharmaceuticals company, today announced that it has received approval from the FDA to market Levetiracetam Oral Solution. Distribution of the product has commenced. Levetiracetam Oral Solution is available in the 100mg/mL strength and is the generic equivalent of Keppra(R) Oral Solution by UCB, Incorporated. Levetiracetam Oral Solution is used in the treatment of partial onset seizures in adults and children with epilepsy. Annual U.S. sales of Keppra(R) Oral Solution were US$95.9 million for the 12 months ending September 2008 according to IMS Health data. Commenting on the new approval, Doug Boothe, CEO of Actavis in the United States said: “The approval of Levetiracetam Oral Solution demonstrates our continuing commitment to introduce new generic products to the marketplace, as well as highlights our expertise in developing and manufacturing a wide range of dosage forms. Actavis’ drive to be a leader in generic pharmaceuticals is supported by one of the largest product development pipelines in the industry.