FDA approves Mylan generic HIV drug

5/23/2012

PITTSBURGH — A generic antiretroviral drug for treating HIV infection has won approval from the Food and Drug Administration.


Mylan announced Wednesday the approval of nevirapine tablets in the 200-mg strength. The drug is a generic version of Boehringer Ingelheim's Viramune. Mylan plans to begin shipping the drug immediately.


Various versions of the drug had sales of $116.6 million during the 12-month period ended in March, according to IMS Health.


 




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