Healthcare Industry News: Mylan Laboratories
News Release - January 30, 2007
Mylan Announces Final FDA Approval for Albuterol Sulfate Extended-Release TabletsPITTSBURGH, Jan. 30 (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 Albuterol Sulfate Extended-release (ER) Tablets, 4mg (base) and 8mg (base).
Albuterol Sulfate ER Tablets are the generic version of Dava Pharmaceutical's VoSpire ERŪ, which had U.S. sales of approximately $19 million for the same strengths in the 12-month period ending Sept. 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., and a controlling interest in Matrix Laboratories Limited, India. Mylan develops, licenses, manufactures, markets and distributes an extensive line of generic and proprietary products.
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