Mylan Launches Clozapine Tablets USP, 50 mg and 200 mg
PITTSBURGH, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has launched Clozapine Tablets USP, 50 mg and 200 mg.
These additional strengths, which had U.S. sales of approximately $13.5 million for the 12 months ending Dec. 31, 2009, according to IMS Health, complement Mylan’s already approved and marketed strengths, which are therapeutically equivalent to Novartis’ antipsychotic ClozarilÃ‚® 25 mg and 100 mg.
Currently, Mylan has 140 ANDAs pending FDA approval representing $98.3 billion in annual brand sales, according to IMS Health. Thirty-eight of these pending ANDAs are potential first-to-file opportunities, representing $19.8 billion in annual brand sales, for the 12 months ending Dec. 31, 2009, 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 140 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. For more information, please visit www.mylan.com.
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