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:8/15/2017)... announced today that its fully owned USA -operating ... City Office in Yonkers, New York to ... 2 ) homecare therapy. This new East Coast location has also ... the company,s DMEPOS accreditation for Home/Durable Medical Equipment Services. ... Advanced Oxygen Therapy Inc. New York ...
(Date:8/10/2017)... , Aug. 10, 2017  Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), ... in Lakewood, Colorado . The reputable clinic ... Lipkin , PT, DPT with his staff of four clinicians. ... of Pittsburgh and brings over 10 years of experience with ... Belmar PT marks the 10th PRN clinic in and ...
(Date:8/7/2017)... 7, 2017 Insightin Health, provider of ... and engagement, announced the selection of Michael ... Development, effective as of February 2017. In this role, ... strategy for our clients. Wood brings with him ... and business analytics within the healthcare industry. Wood ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... 2017 , ... CareAcademy, a provider of specialized online training ... in seed funding to further expand its course portfolio and increase its market ... the company’s primary investors. , Founded in 2016, CareAcademy currently serves ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... Pot Valet is a leading provider of ... city in the state, and soon, every state in the country, the company offers ... a cannabis dispensary altogether. , According to Pot Valet, all California patients ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... ... Media, the industry leader in digital marketing for medical practices, has been recognized as one ... the Inc. 5000 for the second time in two years. Shawn Miele, Chief Executive Officer ... for the second year in a row. It’s extremely difficult to make this list once. ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... Finalists in the 2017 ... announced today. The awards recognize the world’s best employers and the human resources ... drive great places to work. , A diverse group of organizations and individuals ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... WA and Lighthouse Point, FL (PRWEB) , ... ... ... healthcare technology firm and Cancer Center Business Development Group, a Florida-based oncology business ... examined patient care data to quantify the dollar amount of attributable savings from ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):