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Hi-Tech Pharmacal introduces generic Levaquin

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. — A generic version of a popular pneumonia treatment has entered the market from Hi-Tech Pharmacal.

Hi-Tech Pharmacal has introduced levofloxacin oral solution in the 25-mg/mL strength. The drug will be available in 480-mL, 200-mL and 100-mL sizes in order to allow pharmacists to tailor inventory to store volume. As previously reported by Drug Store News, Hi-Tech Pharmacal was granted tentative approval for the drug in April.

Levofloxacin oral solution is a generic version of Levaquin, which is produced by Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson.

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