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Vasomax Approved in Mexico.

THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BW HealthWire)--May 29, 1998--Zonagen Inc. (Nasdaq:ZONA; Pacific:ZNG) today announced that Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE:SGP) has notified the company that it has been granted regulatory approval to market Vasomax(TM) in Mexico under the trade name Z-MAX(TM) for the treatment of male erectile dysfunction (MED).

Vasomax(TM), Zonagen's rapidly-disintegrating oral formulation of phentolamine mesylate, has been tested in over 300 men in Mexico and more than 3,000 men in the U.S. In November 1997 Vasomax(TM) was licensed worldwide to Schering-Plough for the treatment of MED.

Zonagen Inc. specializes in the development of products and services for the management of reproductive health. Its technologies focus on the areas of urology, female health and contraception. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Fertility Technologies Inc. (FTI), Zonagen sells devices, instruments and supplies to the fertility specialist and the OB/GYN.

This release may contain certain forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the clinical investigation, timing, approval and commercialization of products that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual events or results may differ from the company's expectations as a result of risk factors identified in the Company's reports and registrations as filed with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: Zonagen Inc., The Woodlands

Jean Anne Mire, 281/367-5892
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