Generic Product Showcase-October 2014
Amoxicillin Extended-Release Tablets
Manufactured by: Fera Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Compare to: Moxatag (Pragma Pharmaceuticals)
Indication: Fera Pharmaceuticals, LLC, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Pragma Pharmaceuticals to launch Amoxicillin Extended-Release Tablets, the authorized generic for Moxatag. It is indicated for the treatment of tonsillitis and/or pharyngitis secondary to Streptococcus pyogenes infection in adults and pediatric patients 12 years and older.
Dosage Form: Tablets: 775 mg
For More Information: www.ferapharma.com
Rizatriptan Benzoate IR Tablets
Manufactured by: Heritage Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Compare to: Maxalt (Merck)
Indication: Heritage Pharmaceuticals, Inc, has announced the new product launch of Rizatriptan Benzoate IR tablets. This product is the AB-rated generic equivalent of Merck’s Maxalt. Rizatriptan, indicated for the treatment of migraine headaches, will be supplied in 5- and 10-mg dosage strengths in boxes of 3 × 6 blister cards.
Dosage Form: Tablets: 5 and 10 mg
For More Information: www.heritagepharma.com
Manufactured by: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries LTD
Compare to: Baraclude Tablets (Bristol- Myers Squibb)
Indication: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd announces the launch of entecavir tablets, the generic equivalent to Baraclude Tablets, marketed by Bristol-Myers Squibb. It will be available in 0.5- and 1-mg strengths. Entecavir tables are indicated for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in adults with evidence of active viral replication and either evidence of persistent elevations in serum aminotransferases or histologically active disease.
Dosage Form: Tablets: 0.5 and 1 mg
For More Information: www.tevagenerics.com
Testosterone Gel 1%
Marketed by: Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc
Compare to: Vogelxo (testosterone) gel (Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc)
Indication: Upsher-Smith has announced the launch of Testosterone Gel, an authorized generic of Vogelxo (testosterone) gel. Vogelxo (testosterone) gel and Testosterone Gel are an androgen indicated for testosterone replacement therapy in adult males for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone: primary hypogonadism and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. Safety and efficacy of Vogelxo and Testosterone Gel in males younger than 18 years of age have not been established.
Dosage Form: Topical gel
For More Information: www.upsher-smith.com
Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc
Compare to: Urocit-K (Mission Pharmacal)
Indication: Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc has begun shipping potassium citrate extended-release tablets, a generic equivalent to Mission Pharmacal’s Urocit-K. A generic version of 3 strengths of the product will be available through Zydus. The product is a citrate salt of potassium indicated for the management of renal tubular acidosis with calcium stones, hypocitraturic calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis of any etiology, and uric acid lithiasis with or without calcium stones.
Dosage Form: Extended-release tablets: 5, 10, and 15 mEq
For More Information: www.zydususa.com