Generic Product News (October 2016)

Pharmacy Times, October 2016 Diabetes, Volume 82, Issue 10

Read about the new generic products featured in October.

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Inc

COMPARE TO: Kenalog Cream, 0.1% (Delcor Asset Corporation)

INDICATION: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Inc, has been granted final approval by the FDA for Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream USP, 0.1%, the generic version of Kenalog Cream, 0.1%, from Delcor Asset Corporation, which is no longer being marketed in the United States. Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream USP, 0.1%, is indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

DOSAGE FORM: Cream: 0.1%

FOR MORE INFORMATION: glenmarkpharma.com

FLUOCINOLONE ACETONIDE TOPICAL OIL, 0.01%MARKETED BY: Taro Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc

COMPARE TO: Derma-Smoothe/FS Oil (Royal Pharmaceuticals, Inc)

INDICATION: Fluocinolone Acetonide Topical Oil is a corticosteroid indicated for the topical treatment of atopic dermatitis in adult patients and topical treatment of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis in pediatric patients 3 months and older, for up to 4 weeks. Fluocinolone Acetonide Topical Oil is not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.

DOSAGE FORM: Topical oil: 0.01%

FOR MORE INFORMATION: taro.com

FEMYNORMARKETED BY: Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC

COMPARE TO: Ortho-Cyclen 28 (Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc)

INDICATION: Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC has announced the launch of an AB-rated generic equivalent of Ortho- Cyclen 28 (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol). Femynor is indicated for use by women to prevent pregnancy. The product is sold in a 28-count blister pack.

DOSAGE FORM: Tablets: 0.25 mg/0.035 mg

FOR MORE INFORMATION: amneal.com

GENERIC EPIPEN AUTO-INJECTORMARKETED BY: Mylan

COMPARE TO: EpiPen Auto-Injector (Mylan)

INDICATION: Mylan has announced that its US subsidiary will launch the first generic to EpiPen Auto- Injector (epinephrine injection, USP) at a list price of $300 per generic EpiPen 2-pack carton, which represents a discount of more than 50% to the Mylan list price, or wholesale acquisition cost, of the branded medicine. The authorized generic will be identical to the branded product, including device functionality and drug formulation.

DOSAGE FORM: Auto-injector: 0.15 and 0.30 mg

FOR MORE INFORMATION: mylan.com