Healthcare Industry News: Mylan Laboratories
News Release - February 6, 2007
Mylan Announces Final FDA Approval for Sertraline Hydrochloride TabletsPITTSBURGH, Feb. 6 (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 Sertraline Hydrochloride Tablets, 25mg, 50mg and 100mg.
Sertraline Hydrochloride Tablets are the generic version of Pfizer's Zoloft®, which had U.S. sales of approximately $2.9 billion for the same strengths in the 12-month period ending Dec. 31, 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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