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10/27/2021

Amneal intros generic Decadron

Dexamethasone tablets are anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid steroids used to treat several medical conditions, including respiratory complications associated with COVID-19.
Sandra Levy
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Amneal is launching dexamethasone, in dosage strengths of 4 mg and 6 mg, following approval by the Food and Drug Administration.

Dexamethasone is the generic of Decadron.

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It is an anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid steroid used to treat several medical conditions, including respiratory complications associated with COVID-19.

“Today’s approval and launch of dexamethasone reflects the continued execution of our innovation agenda. Expanding access to essential therapies, particularly in the treatment of COVID-19, is core to our mission at Amneal and we are pleased to play our part,” said Chirag and Chintu Patel, Amneal co-CEOs.

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Dexamethasone tablets had a market value of roughly $63 million for the 12 months ended August 2021, according to IQVIA.

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