FDA approves Sagent drug

Orphenadrine citrate injection approved in 60 mg/2 mL strength

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic skeletal muscle relaxant made by Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Sagent said.

The generic drug maker announced the approval of orphenadrine citrate injection, which it will offer in 60-mg-per-2-mL, single-dose vials.

Various versions of the drug had sales of about $4.3 million in 2011, according to IMS Health.

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