Posted from: Thursday, May 04, 2017 - 04:02 PM - Present

Generics to Vytorin Launched

April 26, 2017 – The U.S. FDA approved AB-rated generics to Vytorin® (ezetimibe and simvastatin), manufactured by Merck. Vytorin is used to lower high blood cholesterol, it is indicated for use as an adjunctive therapy to diet to treat patients with primary or mixed hyperlipidemia. It is also approved as an adjunct to other lipid-lowering treatments for patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH). Generic exclusivity was not granted. Shipments of the generics have already begun from at least three companies, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Impax and Teva. According to IMS Health, Vytorin earned $687 million in sales for the twelve month period that ended on Feb. 28, 2017. 

 

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Last Updated Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 09:32 PM.