Navigation Links
Actavis Receives FDA Approval of Donepezil Hydrochloride Tablets in the U.S.
Date:5/31/2011

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis, an international generic pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has received approval from the US Food & Drug Administration to market Donepezil Hydrochloride Tablets a generic equivalent of Aricept®. Shipment will commence immediately.

Donepezil Hydrochloride Tablets 5mg and 10mg had US total sales of approximately $2.3 billion for the 12 months ending March 31, 2011, according to IMS Health.    

About Actavis:

Actavis Inc. is the US agent of Actavis Pharma Manufacturing Pvt. Ltd. which received the approval. Actavis Inc. is the US distributor of the product and the U.S. subsidiary of Actavis Group hf. Approximately one third of Actavis Group hf's' sales are generated in North America, Actavis' single largest market. Based in Morristown, NJ, Actavis Inc. has U.S. manufacturing facilities in Elizabeth, NJ and Lincolnton, NC. Actavis also has research and development facilities in Owings Mills, MD and Sunrise, FL.

Actavis Group hf 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.

Aricept ® is a trademark owned by a party other than Actavis.

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
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Actavis Receives Approval of Valacyclovir Hydrochloride Tablets in the U.S.
2. Actavis Receives Approval of Pantoprazole Sodium Delayed-Release Tablets, USP in the U.S.
3. Actavis Encourages Consumers to Return Fentanyl Transdermal System 25 mcg/h
4. Actavis Inc. Issues a Voluntary Recall of 18 Lots of Fentanyl Transdermal System 25 mcg/h
5. Actavis Receives Approval of Zolpidem Tartrate Extended-Release Tablets, USP 6.25mg CIV in the U.S. with 180-Day Marketing Exclusivity
6. Actavis Receives Approval of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP in the U.S.
7. Actavis Receives FDA Approval of Atomoxetine HCl Capsules
8. Actavis Receives Approval of Bupropion HCl SR 100mg and 200mg in the U.S.
9. Sagent Pharmaceuticals and Actavis Enter Into Exclusive U.S. Development, Supply and Marketing Collaboration for a Portfolio of Specialty Injectable Pharmaceutical Products
10. Actavis Launches Generic Version of Flomax(R) In The U.S.
11. Actavis Receives Approval of Alprazolam ODT in the U.S.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/4/2017)... , Oct. 4, 2017 ... single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, today announced regulatory ... Health Surveillance Agency (or Agência Nacional de Vigilância ... first single-use, cordless surgical retractor with integrated LED ... optimal access, illumination and exposure of a tissue ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... The Rebound mobile app is poised to become a vital ... prescription drug addiction. The app empowers users to develop an ... their dosage in a safe, controlled manner while maximizing well-being. ... 100,000 people to sign up will enjoy 3 months of ... ...
(Date:9/25/2017)... --  Montrium , an industry leader in powerful ... Trial Master Files & Inspection Readiness Conference ( ... Services has selected eTMF Connect to ... a leading European contract research organization (CRO), will ... enable greater collaboration with sponsors, improve compliance and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting ... Day Market. Featuring a collection of specialty vendors and unique items from across the ... and quality-focused health and wellness services offered by the VNA. The boutique will ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Coveros, a leader in ... awarded a contract by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The ... enterprise use of Agile methodologies in a consistent and high value manner across ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one ... U.S., announced today its plans to open a flagship location in Covington, LA at ... former Rooms To Go store next to Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Information about the ... to develop to enable prevention of a major side effect of chemotherapy in ... in pediatric patients. For cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA listed on-label as a ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Women-owned and Grand ... Best and Brightest in Wellness® by Best and Brightest. OnSite Wellness will be ... Oct. 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Henry Autograph Collection ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):