You are here

Generic Oxycontin Now Available

Jerusalem, Israel, March 30, 2004 - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Nasdaq: TEVA) announced today that subsequent to the approval of its ANDA dated March 24, 2004, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration now regards the Company's voluntary risk management program (RMP) for Oxycodone Hydrochloride Extended Release Tablets, 80 mg as operational. As a result, Teva is commencing the initial commercialization of the product.

Oxycodone Hydrochloride ER Tablets are the AB-rated generic equivalent of Purdue Pharma's OxyContin® Controlled Release Tablets, 80 mg. This product is indicated for the management of moderate to severe pain when a continuous, around-the-clock analgesic is needed for an extended period of time.

Source: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

More Headlines

Atezolizumab in Combination with Chemotherapy is the Only First-line Cancer Immunotherapy for ES-SCLC
Pre-clinical Trials Showed Drug Inhibits Fibroblast Activity and Collagen Deposition
PARG Inhibitor Exploits Weakness, Kills Cells
Inexpensive, Wearable Therapy Increases Arm Mobility, Reduces Stiffness
National Statistics Report Factors In Race, Ethnicity for the First Time
FDA Prioritizing Review of ARB Applications to Help Mitigate Drug Shortage
California Woman Claimed Asbestos in Talc-Based Powder Caused Her Mesothelioma
Synergistic Effects Seen When Combined With Cisplatin in Mice
For Locally Advanced or Metastatic Triple-Negative Type Only