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Hikma launches sterile water for injection

Hikma Pharmaceuticals is launching sterile water for injection, 10mL, the company announced Monday.

The product is indicated only for diluting or dissolving drugs for intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous injection, according to instructions of the manufacturer of the drug to be administered.

“We are very pleased to be bringing sterile water for injection to the market. Sterile water is the critical ingredient for reconstituting dry powders for injection. By launching sterile water for injection, we hope to reduce the shortage of this product which is currently impacting hospitals across the United States,” Hikma CEO of injectables Riad Mechlaoui said.

Hikma is one of the top three suppliers of generic injectable products to U.S. hospitals, according to the company.
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