Healthcare Industry News: Mylan Laboratories
News Release - November 8, 2006
Mylan Announces Final FDA Approval for Doxycycline TabletsPITTSBURGH, Nov. 8 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Mylan Laboratories Inc. (NYSE: MYL ) today announced that Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Doxycycline Tablets, 50mg, 75mg and 100mg.
Doxycycline Tablets are a generic version of Doak Dermatologics' AdoxaŽ Tablets (manufactured by Par Pharmaceuticals). Doxycycline Tablets had U.S. sales of approximately $56 million for the three strengths approved for the 12-month period ended June 30, 2006, according to IMS Health.
This product will be shipped immediately.
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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