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News Release - March 2, 2020
ANI Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Approval of Memantine Hydrochloride Extended-Release CapsulesBAUDETTE, Minn., March 2, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("ANI") (Nasdaq: ANIP) today announced that it has received approval of the Company's abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Memantine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules 7 mg, 14 mg, 21 mg and 28 mg. The current annual U.S. market for this product is approximately $127 million, according to IQVIA.
Arthur S. Przybyl, ANI's President and CEO commented, "This ANDA approval comes from the recently announced acquisition of 23 commercial and pipeline drugs and will be the third launch from the acquired pipeline. We plan to launch the drug in the near term."
About Memantine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules
Memantine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules are indicated for the treatment of moderate and severe dementia of the Alzheimer's type. For more information, including the complete list of indications and usages, please see the Full Prescribing Information.
ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the "Company" or "ANI") is an integrated specialty pharmaceutical company developing, manufacturing, and marketing branded and generic prescription pharmaceuticals. The Company's targeted areas of product development currently include narcotics, oncolytics (anti-cancers), hormones and steroids, and complex formulations involving extended release and combination products. For more information, please visit our website www.anipharmaceuticals.com.
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