Mylan Launches Generic Robaxin Injection

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Mylan Inc. announced the U.S. launch of its Methocarbamol Injection USP, 100 mg/mL, packaged in 1,000 mg/10 mL single-dose vials.

Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) announced the U.S. launch of its Methocarbamol Injection USP, 100 mg/mL, packaged in 1,000 mg/10 mL single-dose vials. This product is the generic version of

Hikma Maple Ltd.'s

Robaxin®. Mylan received final approval from the

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

(FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Methocarbamol Injection, which is indicated as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions. Mylan's immediate shipment of this product supports the growth of the company's portfolio of more than 100 injectable products in the U.S.

Methocarbamol Injection USP, 100 mg/mL, had U.S. sales of approximately

$15.1 million

for the 12 months ending

September 30, 2014

, according to IMS Health.

Currently, Mylan has 286 ANDAs pending

FDA

approval representing

$111.6 billion

in annual brand sales, according to IMS Health. Forty-five of these pending ANDAs are potential first-to-file opportunities, representing

$29.5 billion

in annual brand sales, for the 12 months ending

June 30, 2014

, according to

IMS Health

.

Mylan is a global pharmaceutical company committed to setting new standards in health care. Working together around the world to provide 7 billion people access to high quality medicine, we innovate to satisfy unmet needs; make reliability and service excellence a habit; do what's right, not what's easy; and impact the future through passionate global leadership. We offer a growing portfolio of more than 1,300 generic pharmaceuticals and several brand medications. In addition, we offer a wide range of antiretroviral therapies, upon which approximately 40% of HIV/AIDS patients in developing countries depend. We also operate one of the largest active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturers and currently market products in approximately 140 countries and territories. Our workforce of more than 20,000 people is dedicated to improving the customer experience and increasing pharmaceutical access to consumers around the world. Learn more at mylan.com.

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