The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic heart disease drug made by Sandoz, the company said.
Generic drug maker Par Pharmaceutical Cos. has started shipping an authorized generic version of a heart-disease medication made by AstraZeneca.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic hypertension drug made by Mylan, the company said.
Par Pharmaceutical Cos. has contracted with AstraZeneca to distribute an authorized generic version of a drug used to treat high blood pressure, Par said.
A class of drugs commonly used to control blood pressure does not increase patients’ risk of developing cancer, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
AstraZeneca plans to buy Merck & Co.’s interest in several drug products that the two...