Healthcare Industry News: Mylan Laboratories
News Release - July 13, 2006
Mylan Announces Tentative Approval for Amlodipine Besylate and Benazepril Hydrochloride CapsulesPITTSBURGH, July 13 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Mylan Laboratories Inc. (NYSE: MYL ) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted tentative approval for Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Abbreviated New Drug Application for Amlodipine Besylate and Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules, 2.5 mg (base)/10 mg, 5 mg (base)/10 mg, 5 mg (base)/20 mg and 10 mg (base)/20 mg.
Amlodipine Besylate and Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules are indicated for the treatment of hypertension. They are the generic version of Novartis' Lotrel® Capsules, which had annual U.S. sales of approximately $1.3 billion for the 12 months ending March 31, 2006.
Mylan Laboratories Inc. is a leading pharmaceutical company with three principal subsidiaries: Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., Mylan Technologies Inc. and UDL Laboratories Inc. Mylan develops, licenses, manufactures, markets and distributes an extensive line of generic and proprietary products.
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