Generic Product News

Pharmacy Times, July 2018 Digestive Health, Volume 84, Issue 7

OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE 10% GEL

MARKETED BY: Par Pharmaceutical Inc

COMPARE TO: Gelnique

INDICATION: Oxybutynin Chloride 10% Gel is used to treat overactive bladder symptoms, such as frequent or urgent urination and incontinence, by reducing muscle spasms in the bladder. The generic equivalent of Gelnique is rated AB.DOSAGE FORM: Skin topical

FOR MORE INFORMATION: parpharm.com

SILDENAFIL TABLETS

MARKETED BY: Aurobindo Pharma Ltd

COMPARE TO: Viagra

INDICATION: Sildenafil tablets are indicated to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension. Sildenafil is the AB-rated generic equivalent to Viagra.

DOSAGE FORM: Oral tablet

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Aurobindo

METHYLPHENIDATE HYDROCHLORIDE

MARKETED BY: Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc

COMPARE TO: Quillivant XR

INDICATION: The FDA recently approved methylphenidate hydrochloride as a generic equivalent to Quillivant with an AB rating. Methylphenidate hydrochloride is a central nervous system stimulant used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adults and children.DOSAGE FORM: For suspension, extended release; oral

FOR MORE INFORMATION: tevapharm.com

COLESEVELAM HYDROCHLORIDE TABLETS

MARKETED BY: Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc

COMPARE TO: Welchol

INDICATION: Colesevelam hydrochlo- ride tablets are used to treat high cho- lesterol levels in patients and improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. The newly approved gener- ic drug is an AB-rated equivalent to Welchol.

DOSAGE FORM: Oral tablet

FOR MORE INFORMATION: amneal.com