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Mylan launches generic Caduet tablets


PITTSBURGH — Mylan said its subsidiary has launched a generic version of a hypertension treatment.

The company said Mylan Pharmaceuticals launched and begun shipping amlodipine besylate and atorvastatin calcium tablets in the 2.5-mg/10-mg; 2.5-mg/20-mg; 2.5-mg/40-mg; 5-mg/10-mg; 5-mg/20-mg; 5-mg/40-mg; 5-mg/80-mg; 10-mg/10-mg; 10-mg/20-mg; 10-mg/40-mg and 10-mg/80-mg strengths. The drug is a generic version of Pfizer's Caduet.

Caduet tablets had U.S. sales of approximately $339 million for the 12 months ended Sept. 30, according to IMS Health.

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