Navigation Links
Watson Confirms Court Stays Preliminary Injunction
Date:1/26/2012

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), today confirmed that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has granted Watson and Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc's request for a stay of the preliminary injunction preventing the companies from marketing or selling Amphastar's Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, a generic equivalent to Sanofi-aventis' LOVENOX®.  The Federal Circuit's Order does not represent a final decision with respect to the merits of the pending appeal or the underlying litigation.  Amphastar and Watson plan to launch their Enoxaparin Sodium Injection product immediately.

Enoxaparin is a low molecular weight heparin indicated in the prophylaxis and treatment of deep vein thrombosis and prophylaxis of ischemic complications in unstable angina and non-Q-wave myocardial infarction. 

On September 19, 2011, Amphastar received U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") approval of its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Enoxaparin Sodium Injection in the 30mg/mL, 40mg/mL, 60mg/mL, 80mg/mL,100mg/mL, 120mg/mL, 150mg/mL and 300mg/mL strengths.  Watson has the exclusive right to distribute Amphastar's Enoxaparin in the U.S. retail pharmacy channel.

About Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an integrated global specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of generic pharmaceuticals and specialized branded pharmaceutical products focused on Urology and Women's Health. Watson has operations in many of the world's established and growing international markets.

For press release and other company information, visit Watson Pharmaceuticals' Web site at http://www.watson.com.

About Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., established in 1996, is a specialty and generic pharmaceutical company focusing on injectable, inhalation, and other categories of pharmaceutical products. Amphastar's state-of-the-art, aseptic, cGMP compliant facilities develop, manufacture, and market innovative proprietary and generic products using new technologies and delivery systems.

Forward-Looking Statement Statements contained in this press release that refer to non-historical facts are forward-looking statements that reflect Watson's current perspective of existing information as of the date of this release. It is important to note that Watson's goals and expectations are not predictions of actual performance. Actual results may differ materially from Watson's current expectations depending upon a number of factors, risks and uncertainties affecting Watson's business. These factors include, among others, the difficulty of predicting the timing and outcome of the pending patent litigation and risks that an adverse outcome in such litigation could render Watson liable for substantial damages; the impact of competitive products and pricing; the timing and success of product launches; difficulties or delays in manufacturing; the availability and pricing of third party sourced products and materials; successful compliance with FDA and other governmental regulations applicable to Watson and its third party manufacturers' facilities, products and/or businesses; changes in the laws and regulations, including Medicare and Medicaid, affecting among other things, pricing and reimbursement of pharmaceutical products; and such other risks and uncertainties detailed in Watson's periodic public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to Watson's quarterly report on form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 and Watson's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010. Except as expressly required by law, Watson disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

LOVENOX® is a registered trademark of Aventis Pharma A.G.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100121/LA41294LOGO )CONTACTS:Investors: 

Patty Eisenhaur  

(862) 261-8141 

  Media: 

Charlie Mayr 

(862) 261-8030


'/>"/>

SOURCE Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Watson Announces Preliminary 2011 Non-GAAP Earnings of $4.75-$4.77
2. Watson Acquires Ascent Pharmahealth for AU$375 Million
3. Watson to Present at the 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
4. Watson to Present at Goldman Sachs Healthcare CEOs Unscripted: A View from the Top
5. Watson Launches Generic LoSEASONIQUE(R)
6. Watson Launches Generic LIPITOR®
7. Watson to Present at the 2011 Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference
8. Watson Wins Kentucky Drug Pricing Litigation
9. Watson Confirms Exelon(R) Patent Challenge
10. Columbia Laboratories and Watson Pharmaceuticals Confirm FDA Advisory Committee to Review Preterm Birth NDA
11. Watson Third Quarter 2011 Net Revenue Climbs 23% to $1.1 Billion; Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $1.09; GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.54
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Research and Markets has announced the ... (Organic Chemical (Sugar, Petrochemical, Glycerin), Inorganic Chemical), Functionality (Filler, ... Global Forecast to 2021" report to their offering. ... pharmaceutical excipients market is projected to reach USD 8.1 ... the forecast period 2016 to 2021. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... LOS ANGELES , June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... (NASDAQ: CAPR ), a biotechnology company ... first-in-class therapeutics, today announced that patient enrollment in ... progrEssion in Duchenne) has exceeded 50% of its ... its enrollment in the third quarter of 2016, ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... INDIANAPOLIS , June 23, 2016 If ... Leaders Scholarship is any indication, the future is in ... at www.diabetesscholars.org by the Diabetes Scholars Foundation ... the way of academic and community service excellence. ... since 2012, and continues to advocate for people with ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... 27, 2016 , ... TherapySites, the leading website ... Tennessee Counseling Association. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to ... adding exclusive benefits and promotional offers. , "TCA is extremely excited about this ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... A revolution is underway. ... transport experience for the millions of people who require these medical transport services ... industry through the use of technology. Now, SmartEMS has put forth an industry-changing ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 27, 2016 , ... Quality metrics are proliferating in cancer care, and are ... the eye of the beholder, according to experts who offered insights and commentary in ... Managed Care. For the full issue, click here . , For the American ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... , ... June 26, 2016 , ... Pixel Film Studios ... X. , "Film editors can give their videos a whole new perspective by using ... - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProSlice Levels contains over 30 Different ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... ... a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping to develop a weight loss fitness ... to fix the two major problems leading the fitness industry today:, , ... They don’t eliminate all the reasons people quit their exercise program ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):