HORSHAM, Pa., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lineage Therapeutics Inc. has announced the US launch of its generic epinephrine injection, USP auto-injector, the authorized generic of Adrenaclick® by Amedra Pharmaceuticals LLC, for the emergency treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions in people who are at risk for or have a history of anaphylaxis. The product is available as a two-pack carton in both 0.15 mg and 0.30 mg strengths.
Lineage's epinephrine auto-injector is the only generically priced epinephrine auto-injector currently available. This authorized generic epinephrine injection, USP auto-injector, is being reintroduced to the market as it was previously marketed under prior ownership.
According to Dr. F. Estelle R. Simons, Professor, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health at the University of Manitoba, "There is a long-standing need for an inexpensive epinephrine auto-injector."
Epinephrine Auto-Injectors, 0.15 mg and 0.30 mg, had U.S. sales of approximately $758 million for the 12 months ending April 30, 2013, according to IMS Health.
For additional information about epinephrine, USP auto-injector including full prescribing information, please visit the website at: www.epinephrineautoinject.com.
Anaphylaxis is a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause severe swelling, breathing problems, loss of blood pressure, and death. Allergic reactions can be caused by stinging and biting insects (bugs), allergy injections, food, medicines, exercise, or unknown causes. Symptoms may include closing of the breathing airways, wheezing, sneezing, hoarseness, hives, itching, swelling, skin redness, fast heartbeat, weak pulse, feeling very anxious, confusion, and stomach pain. Epinephrine is the medicine of
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