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Sagent Pharmaceuticals Bolsters Antibiotics Offering With Two Product Launches
Date:12/1/2009

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced the launch of two antibiotics: cefoxitin for injection, USP and ceftriaxone for injection, USP. Both are antibiotics of the cephalosporin family and have activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Sagent will launch ceftriaxone in a 10 g vial in December to complement the four vial sizes launched by Sagent in July 2008. Cefoxitin 1 g and 2 g vials are now available. According to 2008 IMS data, the approximate U.S. market was $19 million for cefoxitin for injection and $113 million for the ceftriaxone for injection product line.

"We are pleased to add two presentations of cefoxitin, and the ceftriaxone line extension, which provides an important ceftriaxone pharmacy bulk package option for customers, to our portfolio of antibiotics," said Jeffrey M. Yordon, chief executive officer, founder, and chairman of the board of Sagent. "Even as our antibiotics portfolio, in particular, continues to grow, we remain focused on offering our customers a broad array of specialty injectables, all of which are latex free and feature our signature packaging enhancements."

About Cefoxitin for Injection, USP

Cefoxitin for injection, USP is indicated for the treatment of serious infections caused by susceptible strains of designated microorganisms in these diseases: lower respiratory tract infections, including pneumonia and lung abscess; urinary tract infections; intra-abdominal infections, including peritonitis and intra-abdominal abscess; gynecological infections, including endometritis, pelvic cellulitis, and pelvic inflammatory disease; septicemia; bone and joint infections; and skin and skin structure infections.

About Ceftriaxone for Injection, USP

Ceftriaxone for injection, USP is a broad spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat a variety of infections. Ceftriaxone for injection is indicated for infections of the lower respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin and skin-structure, intra-abdomen, and bones and joints, as well as acute otitis media, uncomplicated gonorrhea, pelvic inflammatory disease, bacterial septicemia and meningitis. Ceftriaxone may also reduce the incidence of postoperative infections is used as a surgical prophylaxis preoperatively.

Package inserts for cefoxitin for injection, USP and ceftriaxone for injection, USP are available at www.SagentPharma.com and contain detailed information about the indications, complete side effect profiles, and prescribing information.

About Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Sagent Pharmaceuticals, founded in 2006, is a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing, sourcing and marketing pharmaceutical products, with a specific emphasis on injectable products. Sagent has created a unique, global network of resources, comprised of rapid development capabilities, sophisticated manufacturing and innovative drug-delivery technologies, quickly yielding an extensive portfolio of pharmaceutical products that fulfills the evolving needs of patients. Sagent currently has more than 200 products in development.

To Discover Injectables Excellence(TM) and learn more about Sagent, please visit www.SagentPharma.com.

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