Perrigo launches generic Zaditor

ALLEGAN, Mich. Perrigo on Monday announced that it has begun shipping ketotifen fumarate ophthalmic solution, 0.025%, a generic version of Novartis’ Zaditor.

Zaditor is indicated for the temporary prevention of itching of the eye due to allergic conjunctivitis. Estimated annual brand sales for the product during the last twelve months were $15 million, according to Wolters Kluwer data cited by Perrigo.

"Perrigo is excited to launch into a new adjacent OTC category, ophthalmics,” stated Joseph Papa, Perrigo chairman and CEO.

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