Generic Product News (April 2017)

Pharmacy Times, April 2017 Respiratory Health, Volume 83, Issue 4

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