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Generic Afinitor is launched in US by Par Pharma /Endo.

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Last updated:11th Dec 2019
Published:11th Dec 2019
Source: Pharmawand

Endo International plc announced that one of its operating companies, Par Pharmaceutical (Par), has received approval for and launched generic Afinitor (everolimus) 2.5 mg, 5 mg and 7 mg tablets. Product is available for immediate shipping.

"We are pleased to bring the first generic Afinitor to market and provide patients with a lower-cost option," said Domenic Ciarico, Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer, Sterile & Generics at Endo. "This launch is a testament to Par's expertise in manufacturing technically challenging products while maintaining excellence in quality."

According to IQVIA data, sales for Afinitor 2.5 mg, 5mg and 7mg tablets were approximately $412 million over the last four quarters.

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