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Mylan Launches Generic Version of Uroxatral® Tablets

Fri, 08/12/2011 - 4:40am
Bio-Medicine.Org

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has shipped Alfuzosin Hydrochloride Extended-release Tablets, 10 mg. This product is the generic version of Uroxatral®, a treatment for signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia, or an enlarged prostate.

Uroxatral® Tablets had U.S. sales of approximately $241 million for the 12 months ending June 30, 2011, according to IMS Health.

Currently, Mylan has 162 ANDAs pending FDA approval representing $94.4 billion in annual sales, according to IMS Health. Forty-three of these pending ANDAs are potential first-to-file opportunities, representing $25.5 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.

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