Navigation Links
Sagent Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of Fluconazole Injection in Premix Ready-to-Use IV Bags

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has launched fluconazole injection in premix bags. IMS Health estimates that 2008 U.S. sales of fluconazole injection approximated $18 million. Sagent will begin marketing and shipping fluconazole bags immediately.

"Our commitment to hospital safety is again exemplified in our new fluconazole offering, the most recent addition to our growing line of premixed IV bags," said Ravi Malhotra, vice president of project management for Sagent Pharmaceuticals. "The labeling and packaging of our fluconazole premix bag offerings are intended to clearly distinguish and differentiate each of the two dose sizes from the other and from similar products, thereby helping to reduce the potential for medication errors commonly caused by inadvertent use of the wrong product or dosage."

Sagent's fluconazole is available in 200 mg per 100 mL and 400 mg per 200 mL premix bags and is latex and preservative free.

About Fluconazole

Fluconazole injection is the generic equivalent of Pfizer's Diflucan(R). It is indicated for the treatment of oropharyngeal and esophageal candidiasis, cryptococcal meningitis, and for prophylactic administration to decrease the incidence of candidiasis in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation who receive cytotoxic chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. Fluconazole injection is approved for intravenous infusion only.

The most common adverse effects for patients receiving fluconazole include upset stomach, loss of appetite, altered sense of taste, diarrhea, headache, dizziness and fatigue.

About Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Sagent Pharmaceuticals, founded in 2006, is a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing, sourcing and marketing pharmaceutical products, with a specific emphasis on injectable products. Sagent has created a unique, global network of resources, comprised of rapid development capabilities, sophisticated manufacturing and innovative drug-delivery technologies, quickly yielding an extensive portfolio of pharmaceutical products that fulfills the evolving needs of patients. Sagent currently has more than 200 products in development.

To Discover Injectables Excellence(TM) and learn more about Sagent, please visit

SOURCE Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Sagent Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of First Two Oncolytic Products: Fludarabine Phosphate for Injection, USP and Epirubicin Hydrochloride Injection
2. Sagent Pharmaceuticals Enters Into a $15 Million Revolving Credit Facility
3. Sagent Pharmaceuticals Announces Extension of Series A Financing
4. Sagent Pharmaceuticals Announces U.S. FDA Approval of Azithromycin for Injection
5. Sagent Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentations at Upcoming Lazard Capital Markets and Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conferences
6. Sagent Pharmaceuticals Launches Amiodarone HCl Injection, USP
7. Sagent Pharmaceuticals Launches Ciprofloxacin Injection, USP, 5% Dextrose Premix Bag
8. Sagent Pharmaceuticals Inc. Completes $53 Million Series A Financing
9. Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Announces Expiration of Subsequent Offering Period and Completion of Tender Offer for Outstanding Shares of Noven Pharmaceuticals
10. DURECT Signs Long Term Excipient Supply Agreement With King Pharmaceuticals for REMOXY(R)
11. Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws ... a new product that was developed to enhance the health of felines. The formula ... , The two main herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now turn to Dr. Jessica Scruggs ... for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings specialization to include Mohs surgery, ... Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the direction of Glenn Goldstein, MD, ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe earned ... the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine at ... fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the opportunity ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent article published ... unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that individuals are now more comfortable ... less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles area medical ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) ... will receive two significant new grants to support its work to advance research ... anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their work in fighting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... Va. , June 24, 2016 The ... set of recommendations that would allow biopharmaceutical ... (HCEI) with entities that make formulary and coverage decisions, ... the "value" of new medicines. The recommendations ... does not appear on the drug label, a prohibition ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Mass. , June 24, 2016   Pulmatrix, ... pharmaceutical company developing innovative inhaled drugs, announced today that ... Russell Investments reconstituted its comprehensive set of ... "This is an important milestone for Pulmatrix," ... will increase shareholder awareness of our progress in developing ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 Any dentist who has made ... the current process. Many of them do not even offer ... difficulties and high laboratory costs involved. And those who ARE ... at such a high cost that the majority of today,s ... Dr. Parsa Zadeh , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: