Mylan gets green light for generic hypertension treatment

PITTSBURGH Mylan subsidiary Mylan Technologies has received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its hypertension treatment, the generic drug maker said.

Mylan said its clonidine transdermal system USP was approved in the 0.1 mg/day, 0.2 mg/day and 0.3 mg/day strengths. Mylan's CTS is the generic version of Boehringer Ingelheim's Catapres-TTS.


Clonidine transdermal system had U.S. sales of approximately $313 million for the 12 months ended March 31, according to IMS Health. The product is available for immediate shipment.


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