Generic Product Showcase-October 2014

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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

Entecavir Tablets

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