Noven To Announce Third Quarter Financial Results On November 13

Public Invited to Listen to Earnings Conference Call via Internet

-- Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: NOVN), ), today announced its third quarter 2003 earnings release date.

On November 13, before the market opens, Noven is scheduled to issue a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2003. Beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time that morning, a public conference call among management and analysts will be broadcast live via the Internet at www.noven.com, and a rebroadcast will be accessible at the same site. A taped replay of the call will be available by telephone beginning on the afternoon of November 13 through November 15 by calling 877-660-6853 (from within the U.S.) or 201-612-7415 (from outside the U.S.) and entering the access code 1628 and conference ID# 79557.

Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc., headquartered in Miami, Florida, is a leading developer of advanced transdermal drug delivery technologies and prescription transdermal products. For additional information on Noven, visit www.noven.com.

Contact:
Stefaney Caro
Corporate Affairs Department
Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
305-253-1916