Noven Announces 2006 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

-- Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: NOVN) today announced that it will hold its Annual Stockholders’ Meeting on May 23, 2006, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, at Noven’s facilities located in Miami, Florida. A live webcast of the Meeting will be available via the Internet at, and thereafter a rebroadcast will be accessible at the same site for at least two weeks.

Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc., headquartered in Miami, Florida, is a leading developer of advanced transdermal drug delivery technologies and prescription transdermal products. Noven’s prescription patches are approved in over 30 countries, and a range of new patches are being investigated and developed in collaboration with Novartis Pharma AG, Shire plc, P&G Pharmaceuticals, Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. and others. Noven is committed to expanding the universe of available transdermal therapies for the benefit of patients, partners and shareholders. See for additional information.

Alina Bowman
Investor Relations Coordinator.