Generic anxiety drug approved by FDA


ROCKVILLE, Md. The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for anxiety, according to agency records.

The FDA approved Alembic's meprobamate tablets in the 200 mg and 400 mg strengths. 

InvaGen Pharmaceuticals and Watson Labs also market versions of the drug. 

The drug was introduced more than 50 years ago. It is a Schedule IV controlled substance. 

This ad will auto-close in 10 seconds