CHADDS FORD, Pa., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Felodipine Extended-release Tablets USP, 2.5mg, 5mg and 10mg. Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, the generic business unit of Endo Pharmaceuticals, will manufacture and distribute the Felodipine Extended-release Tablets.
Felodipine Extended-release Tablets USP are the generic version of AstraZeneca's Plendil® Extended-release Tablets.
The total sales for Felodipine in the U.S. for the 12 months ended June 30, 2011 were approximately $84 million, according to IMS Health.
Endo Pharmaceuticals is a U.S.-based, specialty healthcare solutions company with a diversified business model, operating in three key business segments – branded pharmaceuticals, generics and devices and services. We deliver an innovative suite of complementary products and services to meet the needs of patients in areas such as pain management, pelvic health, urology, endocrinology and oncology. For more information about Endo Pharmaceuticals, and its wholly owned subsidiaries American Medical Systems, HealthTronics, Inc. and Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, please visit http://www.endo.com/.
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