Navigation Links
Prodigy Generics and eVenus Announce the Launch of Oncology Injectable Irinotecan.
Date:5/22/2012

AUSTIN, Texas, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prodigy Generics, a division of Prodigy Health Supplier Corporation (PHS), has launched injectable irinotecan. Irinotecan is the generic equivalent of the branded drug Camptosar by Pfizer.

Prodigy partnered with eVenus Pharmaceutical Laboratories to develop a portfolio of oncology products. Irinotecan is the first of several ANDAs being developed through the partnership that will add consistent supply and exceptional value to the U.S. injectable market, which has experienced record levels of shortages in the last year.

Irinotecan is indicated for use in the treatment of cancer, primarily colon cancer. It's used in the FOLFIRI chemotherapy regimen consisting of infusional 5-fluorouracil, leucovorin, and irinotecan. Irinotecan is available in 2ML (20 MG per ML) and 5ML (20 MG per ML).

"This launch represents an important milestone for Prodigy. Irinotecan is a drug that was on the FDA drug shortage list in the last year and is a great addition to our expanding generic drug pipeline. We could not be more excited about our partnership with eVenus to add consistent supply to the market," states Jon Houssian, President of Prodigy Generics.

Prodigy Health Supplier Corporation (PHS) was established in 2001 and is based in Austin, Texas. Since inception PHS has been a consistent and dependable supplier in the bio-pharmaceutical industry and has grown into one of the leading suppliers of plasma derivatives and injectables in the United States.

eVenus Pharmaceutical Laboratories Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine Co, Ltd., was established in the United States in 2009. The company, located in Cranbury, New Jersey, is based on a development and manufacturing history that spans over 40 years.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Prodigy Health Supplier Corporation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine technology :

1. Charlotte Business Journal Honors Prodigy Diabetes Care, LLC With Fast 50 Award
2. Prodigy Diabetes Care, LLC Sponsors First Manufacturing Makes It Real Tour
3. Brand Drug Copay Coupons Undermine Generics, Raise Health Costs by $1.8 Billion in Pennsylvania
4. Brand Drug Copay Coupons Undermine Generics, Raise Health Costs by $617 Million in Wisconsin
5. Brand Drug Copay Coupons Undermine Generics, Raise Health Costs by $1.1 Billion in North Carolina
6. Brand Drug Copay Coupons Undermine Generics, Raise Health Costs by $2.3 Billion in New York
7. Brand Drug Copay Coupons Undermine Generics, Raise Health Costs by $681 Million in Missouri
8. Brand Drug Copay Coupons Undermine Generics, Raise Health Costs by $1.4 Billion in Illinois
9. Brand Drug Copay Coupons Undermine Generics, Raise Health Costs by $1 Billion in New Jersey
10. Brand Drug Copay Coupons Undermine Generics, Raise Health Costs by $1.1 Billion in Michigan
11. Brand Drug Copay Coupons Undermine Generics, Raise Health Costs by $308 Million in Arkansas
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/19/2016)... 19, 2016  Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT) (NASDAQ: ... for the treatment of grievous blood-based disorders with significant ... be presented in a poster session at the European ... Copenhagen . The presentations will include additional ... sickle cell disease (SCD), including 90-day data from a ...
(Date:5/19/2016)... , May 19, 2016  IBM,s (NYSE:   IBM )  ... study to identify drug candidates to cure Zika, a ... declared a global public health emergency. IBM ... with a computer or Android device to join the ... or money to help; they simply  run an app ...
(Date:5/18/2016)... 19, 2016 Global ... Report initially provides a basic overview of ... manufacturing technology, post which the report explores ... the market. Complete report on ... providing 8 company profiles and 98 tables ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/23/2016)... Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... May 23, 2016 ... ... to connecting doctors and patients to provide information about cosmetic procedures, began updating ... now started to rewrite each of their published articles in order to feature ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... , ... May 23, 2016 ... ... security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that nominations will be ... Security Executive® (ISE®) Northeast Awards. , Awards include the Information Security Executive® ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... ... May 23, 2016 , ... ... residents of Westchester County for over 24 years, recently hosted its sixth annual ... joined HOW for two remembrance ceremonies, each concluding with the release of Monarch ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... ... May 23, 2016 , ... Overweight and obesity in children can ... the budget, but most of all, it can be hard on the child carrying ... diet food—isn’t making a dint in childhood obesity statistics or making it easier for ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... ... May 23, 2016 , ... A team of cardiovascular surgeons ... the first in the region to use a groundbreaking new technology to provide ... Program partnered with AHN to introduce the technology to the Pittsburgh market. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):