Teva Pharmaceuticals

(TASE, Nasdaq:


) today announced two U.S. Food and Drug Administration approvals.

Teva says the FDA approved its ANDA - abbreviated new drug application - for Cefaclor extended release tablets, in dosages of 375 mg and 500 mg.

This is the first generic approval for the 375 mg strength, the Israeli drugmaker said.

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It expects to begin shipping the product immediately.

The Cefaclor tablets are the AB-rated generic equivalent of Eli Lilly's Ceclor CD, marketed by the Ireland-based company Elan Corporation.

Cefaclor is a cephalosporin antibiotic with annual sales of $14 million, Teva said.

Earlier in the day, Teva announced final approval for

fenofibrate 67 milligram capsules

, used to treat excessive triglyceride levels in the blood.