FDA approves Sandoz generic

ROCKVILLE, Md. The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic version of a drug by Pharmacia and Upjohn, agency records show.

The FDA approved Sandoz methylprednisolone acetate injection in the 40 mg-per-milliliter and 80 mg-per-milliliter strengths, a generic version of Depo-Medrol. The drug is used to treat inflammatory diseases.

Pharmacia and Upjohn is now a part of Pfizer. Depo-Medrol originally received approval in 1959.

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