AddThis

Par ships migraine drug

Rizatriptan tablets, orally disintegrating tablets used to treat acute migraines in children, adults

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. — Par Pharmaceutical Cos. has started shipping two formulations of a generic drug for treating migraines, the company said.

Par announced the shipment of rizatriptan benzoate tablets and rizatriptan benzoate orally disintegrating tablets in the 5-mg and 10-mg strengths. The drug is used to treat acute migraine with or without aura in patients ages 6 years and older.

The drug has sales of about $653 million per year, according to IMS Health.


Interested in this topic? Sign up for our weekly DSN Collaborative Care e-newsletter. 

© 2014 Drug Store News. All Rights Reserved.