Alvogen and Natco Pharma on Monday announced the launch of their generic of Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) capsules, the first generic of the flu treatment to hit the U.S. market. The generic was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in August.
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President Obama said in his Dec. 3 weekly address that he would sign the legislation into law "as soon as it reaches my desk."
The drug had U.S. sales of about $75 million for the 12-month period ended October 2016.
In an interview with Time published Tuesday morning to accompany his being chosen as the magazine’s “Person of the Year,” President-elect Donald Trump told the magazine that one of his goals as president is lowering the cost of prescription drugs.
Aurobindo’s generic will be available in 20- and 40-mg dosage strengths.
The drug had about $42 million in U.S. sales for the 12 months ended Oct. 31, 2016, according to QuintilesIMS data.