Cygnus Therapeutic Systems announced Monday that theCanadian Health Protection Branch has approved for sale itsNicotrol nicotine transdermal system. The Parke-Davis divisionof Warner-Lambert Canada Inc. and Jouveinal Canada Inc. willsell the prescription product in Canada.

Cygnus (NASDAQ:CYGN) designed, developed and manufacturesNicotrol, which employs a solid state technology to constructthe drug matrix. The Redwood City, Calif., company said thatthis slows the rate of drug delivery, thus minimizing skinirritation.

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