Upsher-Smith intros generic Livalo

Upsher-Smith offers strengths of Pitavastatin tablets in 1 mg, 2 mg and 4 mg.
Sandra Levy
Senior Editor

Upsher-Smith is offering Pitavastatin tablets in 1 mg, 2 mg and 4 mg strengths, which is the generic of Livalo. 

Livalo is a statin medication that can help improve overall cholesterol levels. 

Pitavastatin tablets have a market value of $302 million for the 12 months ending August 2023, per IQVIA.

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Sawai USA holds the ANDA for Pitavastatin tablets. This marks Sawai’s first Paragraph IV product to be launched in the United States. Upsher-Smith will distribute the product in the United States.

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