Mylan Launches Generic Version of Caduet® Tablets

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has launched Amlodipine Besylate and Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets, 2.5 mg/10 mg, 2.5 mg/20 mg, 2.5 mg/40 mg, 5 mg/10 mg, 5 mg/20 mg, 5 mg/40 mg, 5 mg/80 mg, 10 mg/10 mg, 10 mg/20 mg, 10 mg/40 mg and 10 mg/80 mg, the generic version of Pfizer's Caduet® Tablets, which are used in the treatment of hypertension.

Caduet Tablets had U.S. sales of approximately $339 million for the 12 months ending Sept. 30, 2011, according to IMS Health. Mylan has started shipping this product.

Currently, Mylan has 163 ANDAs pending FDA approval representing $98.9 billion in annual sales, according to IMS Health. Forty-three of these pending ANDAs are potential first-to-file opportunities, representing $26.9 billion in annual brand sales, for the 12 months ending June 30, 2011, according to IMS Health.

Mylan Inc. ranks among the leading generic and specialty pharmaceutical companies in the world and provides products to customers in more than 150 countries and territories. The company maintains one of the industry's broadest and highest quality product portfolios supported by a robust product pipeline; operates one of the world's largest active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturers; and runs a specialty business focused on respiratory, allergy and psychiatric therapies. For more information about Mylan, please visit www.mylan.com. For more information about generic drugs, please visit www.ChoosingGenerics.com.

 

 

 

SOURCE Mylan Inc.

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