Navigation Links
Actavis Launches Generic Version of Flomax(R) In The U.S.
Date:4/27/2010

MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis Inc., today began shipping Tamsulosin capsules to its customers in the United States. The generic equivalent to Flomax®, Tamsulosin is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Actavis is partnering with Synthon Pharmaceuticals to launch and market Tamsulosin capsules in the United States.  

Actavis offers Tamsulosin in a 0.4 mg strength capsule. Annual sales of Flomax® capsules in the U.S. were approximately US$2.17 billion for the 12 months ending December 2009, according to IMS Health data.  

About Actavis Inc.

Actavis Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Actavis Group hf. Approximately one quarter of Actavis' sales are generated in North America, Actavis' single largest market. Based in Morristown, NJ, Actavis has U.S. manufacturing facilities in Elizabeth, NJ; Little Falls, NJ; Totowa, NJ; and Lincolnton, NC. Actavis also has research and development facilities in Owings Mills, MD and Sunrise, FL; and a packaging facility in Totowa, NJ.

About Actavis Group

Actavis is one of the world's leading generic pharmaceutical companies specializing in the development, manufacture and sale of generic pharmaceuticals.  The company has operations in 40 countries, with more than 10,500 employees.

Information in this press release may contain forward-looking statements with respect to the financial condition, results of operations and businesses of Actavis.  By their nature, forward-looking statements and forecasts involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from that expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These factors include, among other things, exchange rate fluctuations, the risk that research and development will not yield new products that achieve commercial success, the impact of competition, price controls and price reductions, the risk of loss or expiration of patents or trade marks, difficulties of obtaining and maintaining governmental approvals for products, the risk of substantial product liability claims, exposure to environmental liability.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Actavis Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Actavis Receives Approval of Alprazolam ODT in the U.S.
2. The Vanishing Oath, the First Physician-Focused Documentary on the Dangers of the American Healthcare System, Launches on DVD May 5
3. NeoStem, Inc. Officially Launches Adult Stem Cell Collection Center and R&D Laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts
4. FDA Launches Initiative to Reduce Infusion Pump Risks
5. Usability Sciences Corporation Launches WebIQ Pharma - An Intelligent Survey Tool That Allows Pharma Sites to Measure and Improve Website Effectiveness
6. EndoChoice(R) Launches CEU Program on Proper Endoscope Reprocessing and a Line of Flexible Endoscope Reprocessing Products
7. VisEn Launches New VivoTag(R) 680 XL Fluorescence Molecular Imaging Label
8. CareFusion Launches New Pyxis ProcedureStation(TM) Radio Frequency Identification System at Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses 57th Annual Congress
9. ERT Launches Centralized Cardiac Safety 2.0: A Revolutionary New Approach to ECG Management in Clinical Trials
10. Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics Launches Versatile VLP(TM) FOOT Plating System
11. Blizzard, McCarthy & Nabers Launches ReglanJustice.com
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2017)... , Pa. and KALAMAZOO, Mich. , Sept. ... Penn. , and OptiMed Specialty Pharmacy of ... partnership to offer a strategic hub service that expedites ... highly sought-after personal spirometer, Spiro PD 2.0, and wellness ... A spirometer is a medical device used to measure ...
(Date:9/13/2017)... 2017   OrthoAtlanta has been named the official ... Committee (AFHC) for the 2018 College Football Playoff (CFP) National ... Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia . OrthoAtlanta ... In" campaign, participating in many activities leading up to, and ... ...
(Date:9/12/2017)... N.J. , Sept. 12, 2017  Consumer reviews on the ... Hearing as the number one company for hearing aids, ranking ... and fifteen other brands. ... Embrace Hearing Named #1 by Consumers For Hearing Aids ... Embrace Hearing is an online store that provides high ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... 22, 2017 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star ... promote pancreatic health and regulate blood sugar levels . , Preventing diabetes ... negative side effects, and with the changes in today’s healthcare industry, not everyone ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... "Success Files," a short- ... Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is a disease estimated to affect the lives of more than ... the Alzheimer’s Association, a leading voice in the fight for cure and research ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... ... of the Spirit: “Love””: a delightful adventure of two friends who play and ... “Love”” is the creation of published author, Halimah Jones, who was born and raised ... avid writer, her inspiration for “Fruit of the Spirit: “Love”” blossomed from her background ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... The ... at customers’ doorstep. According to Smart Mart, customers can now order vegetable, fruit, ... wearable, and customers can find clothing at discounted prices. Apart from this, Smart ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... ... other tick-borne diseases through research, education and awareness, today announced the appointment of ... immunologist and microbiologist, Dr. Sellati has more than 20 years of research experience ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):