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Mylan Announces Caduet® Settlement Agreement

Tue, 01/25/2011 - 3:33am
Bio-Medicine.Org

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement with Pfizer Inc. resolving litigation related to Caduet® Tablets, 2.5 mg/10, 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, known generically as Amlodipine Besylate/Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets.

Pursuant to the settlement agreement, pending litigation will be dismissed and Mylan may begin to market and sell a generic version of Caduet on Nov. 30, 2011, or earlier under certain circumstances.

Additional details of the settlement are confidential, and the agreement itself is subject to review by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission.

Caduet had U.S. sales of $389 million for the twelve months ending Sept. 30, 2010, 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 140 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, please visit www.mylan.com.

This press release includes statements that constitute "forward-looking statements," including with regard to the settlements and the marketing of the products. These statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Because such statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties, actual future results may differ materially from those expressed or impl

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