Saturday, May 7, 2011

Mylan launches generic version of Percodan tablets

 Mylan Inc. announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has launched Oxycodone and Aspirin tablets USP, 4.8355 mg/325 mg, based on an agreement with licensing partner Coastal Pharmaceuticals. This product is the generic version of Endo Pharmaceuticals' Percodan tablets, a treatment for moderate to severe pain.

Oxycodone and Aspirin tablets had US sales of approximately $6.5 million for the 12 months ending December. 31, 2010, according to IMS Health.

Currently, Mylan has 169 ANDAs pending FDA approval representing $100.7 billion in annual sales, according to IMS Health. Forty-five of these pending ANDAs are potential first-to-file opportunities, representing $25.8 billion in annual brand sales, for the 12 months ending June 30, 2010, according to IMS Health.

Mylan Inc. ranks among the leading generic and specialty pharmaceutical companies in the world and provides products to customers in more than 150 countries and territories. The company maintains one of the industry's broadest and highest quality product portfolios supported by a robust product pipeline; operates one of the world's largest active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturers; and runs a specialty business focused on respiratory, allergy and psychiatric therapies. 

Source: Pharmabiz

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