Posted from: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 - 05:45 PM - Present

Generic to Emend Capsules Launched

January 4, 2017 - Sandoz announced the launch of its AB-rated generic to Merck’s Emend® (aprepitant capsules). Emend is indicated for use in combination with other antiemetic agents,  for the prevention of acute and delayed nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy in patents 12 years of age and older.  Emend is also approved for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in adults. Shipments of Sandoz’ generic have already begun and it is available as 40mg, 80mg, and 125mg capsules. U.S. sales of Emend capsules were approximately $62 million for the twelve months ending October 2016.

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