Generic Product News (April 2017)
Read about the generic products featured in April.
DESMOPRESSIN ACETATE 0.1% NASAL SPRAYMARKTED BY: Amring Pharmaceuticals
COMPARE TO: DDAVP (Ferring)
INDICATION: Amring Pharmaceutical’s Desmopressin Acetate Nasal Spray is indicated to treat nighttime bedwetting. It is also used to manage temporarily increased thirst and urination caused by head injury or certain types of brain surgery, or to manage certain types of diabetes (cranial diabetes insipidus).
DOSAGE FORM: Nasal spray: 10 mcg
FOR MORE INFORMATION: amringusa.com
LEVOLEUCOVORINMARKETED BY: Teva Pharmaceuticals
COMPARE TO: Fusilev (Spectrum)
INDICATION: Teva Pharmaceuticals announced the availability of its Levoleucovorin generic for injection, which is indicated to treat the toxic effects of methotrexate in individuals who have received it to treat bone cancer.
DOSAGE FORMS: Injection: 175 mg
FOR MORE INFORMATION: tevagenerics.com
FENOFIBRATE TABLETS, USPMARKETED BY: Camber Pharmaceuticals
COMPARE TO: Tricor (Abbvie)
INDICATION: Camber Pharmaceuticals has launched its generic version of Tricor tablets. Fenofibrate is indicated to reduce cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood.
DOSAGE FORM: Tablets: 48 and 145 mg
FOR MORE INFORMATION: camberpharma.com
FLURANDRENOLIDE OINTMENT USP, 0.05%MARKETED BY: Teligent
COMPARE TO: Cordran (Aqua)
INDICATION: The FDA has approved Teligent’s abbreviated new drug application of Flurandrenolide Ointment USP, 0.05% for the treatment of inflammation and itching due to certain skin conditions.
DOSAGE: Topical: 0.05%
FOR MORE INFORMATION: teligent.com