Generic Product News (August 2018)

AUGUST 15, 2018

ATAZANAVIR CAPSULES
MARKETED BY: Aurobindo Pharma
COMPARE TO: Reyataz
INDICATION: Aurobindo has received FDA approval to launch atazanavir capsules, an AB-rated generic equivalent to Reyataz. Atazanavir can be used to treat HIV infections in combination with antiretroviral therapies.
DOSAGE FORM: Sublingual film
FOR MORE INFORMATION: aurobindousa.com 
 

BUPRENORPHINE AND NALOXONE SUBLINGUAL FILMS
MARKETED BY: Mylan Technologies, Inc, and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories SA
COMPARE TO: Suboxone
INDICATION: The FDA recently approved the first generic versions of sublingual films indicated to treat opioid dependency, with hopes of reducing the cost and increasing access to treatment for patients. Buprenorphine and Naloxone Sublingual films are AB-graded generic equivalents to Suboxone.
DOSAGE FORM: Sublingual film
FOR MORE INFORMATION: mylan.com and drreddys.com

 

HYDROXYPROGESTERONE CAPROATE INJECTION, USP
MARKETED BY: American Regent
COMPARE TO: Makena
INDICATION: The FDA has approved Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Injection, USP, to prevent preterm birth in women with a history of spontaneous preterm birth. The newly approved injection is an AB-rated generic equivalent to Makena, and it contains no preservatives. Treatment is only recommended for singleton pregnancies and not multiple-gestation pregnancies.
DOSAGE FORM: Injection
FOR MORE INFORMATION: americanregent.com

 

STERI-DROPPER 10 PACK
MARKETED BY: Medi-Dose Inc
INDICATION: Medi-Dose has released new packaging for its Steri-Dropper, to make ophthalmic compounding more affordable and convenient. The new 10-pack comes in 4 sizes, all of which contain a tray with the bottles, caps, and tips. The Steri-Dropper is free from zinc stearate to prevent particulate forming of the ophthalmic compounds.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Medidose.com


 

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