Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) today announced the U.S. launch of Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, 5 mg/160 mg, 5 mg/320 mg, 10 mg/160 mg, 10 mg/320 mg, which is the generic version of Novartis' Exforge® Tablets. Mylan received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for this product, which is indicated for the treatment of hypertension, to lower blood pressure in patients not adequately controlled with monotherapy or as initial therapy in patients likely to need multiple drugs to achieve their blood pressure goals.
Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, 5 mg/160 mg, 5 mg/320 mg, 10 mg/160 mg, 10 mg/320 mg had U.S. sales of approximately $415.3 million for the 12 months ending December 31, 2014, according to IMS Health.
Currently, Mylan has 269 ANDAs pending FDA approval representing $104.1 billion in annual brand sales, according to IMS Health. Forty-four of these pending ANDAs are potential first-to-file opportunities, representing $27.3 billion in annual brand sales, for the 12 months ending June 30, 2014, according to IMS Health.
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