Sagent launches generic chemotherapy drug

5/17/2012

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Sagent Pharmaceuticals has launched a generic version of a chemotherapy drug, the company said Thursday.



Sagent announced the launch of irinotecan injection, a generic version of Pfizer's Camptosar, in latex-free, preservative-free, single-dose vials.



Various versions of the drug had sales of about $28 million during the 12-month period ended in March, according to IMS Health.




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