FDA approves Mylan's version of Procardia XL
PITTSBURGH The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug made by Mylan for heart disease, Mylan said Thursday.
Mylan announced the approval of nifedipine extended-release tablets in the 30, 60 and 90 mg strengths. The drug is used to treat hypertension and angina.
The drug is a generic version of Pfizer’s Procardia XL. Branded and generic versions of the drug had sales of around $234 million during the 12-month period ended in March, according to IMS Health.