Actavis Launches Generic Version of Celebrex
Actavis plc today announced that it has launched a generic version of Celebrex® 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg and 400 mg capsules, as part of a settlement agreement with Pfizer, Inc.
Dec. 10, 2014
(NYSE: ACT) today announced that it has launched a generic version of Celebrex® (celecoxib) 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg and 400 mg capsules, as part of a settlement agreement with Pfizer, Inc.
Celebrex® is indicated for the relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis, and for the management of acute pain in adults. For the 12-month period ending
June 30, 2014
, Celebrex® had U.S. sales of approximately
, according to
(NYSE:ACT), headquartered in
, is a unique specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing high quality affordable generic and innovative branded pharmaceutical products for patients around the world.
markets a broad portfolio of branded and generic pharmaceuticals and develops innovative medicines for patients suffering from diseases principally in the central nervous system, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, cardiovascular, respiratory and anti-infective therapeutic categories. The company is an industry leader in product research and development, with one of the broadest brand development pipelines in the pharmaceutical industry, and a leading position in the submission of generic product applications.
has commercial operations in more than 60 countries and operates more than 30 manufacturing and distribution facilities around the world.
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