Posted from: Friday, October 30, 2015 - 12:03 PM - Present

Delalutin Generic Approved

October 2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved McGuff Pharmaceutical’s generic version Delalutin (hydroxyprogesterone caproate injection, 250 mg/mL). Delalutin, manufacturer by Bristol-Myers Squibb, had been previously available as a brand name medication to treat a wide variety of conditions, including advanced adenocarcinoma of the uterine corpus (stage 3 or 4) and the management of amenorrhea and abnormal uterine bleeding.  However, Bristol Myers Squibb discontinued marketing of Delalutin in 1999, but because the product was not withdrawn from the market for reasons of safety or efficacy, the FDA is able to approve a new generic. Although pricing information is currently unknown, McGuff Pharmaceuticals is planning to launch the new generic version of Delaultin in 2016.

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