Editorial Contact for Roxane Laboratories
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COLUMBUS, OH – March 31, 2011 – Roxane Laboratories, Inc. announced today the approval of its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Famciclovir Tablets, 125mg, 250mg and 500mg by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on March 21, 2011. The product is available in bottles of 30 for immediate shipment to wholesalers and pharmacies nationwide.
Roxane Laboratories' Famciclovir Tablets are AB rated to FAMVIR® (famciclovir) tablets. Annual sales of FAMVIR® are approximately $14.2 Million1.
Full prescribing information for Famciclovir Tablets is available on the Roxane Laboratories website at www.RLITouchPoint.com or upon request by calling Roxane Laboratories Technical Product Information at 1.800.962.8364.
About Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
Roxane Laboratories is located in Columbus, OH in a modern 500,000 square foot manufacturing and laboratory facility. The facility spans 70 acres and currently employs over 1,000 people. Currently, Roxane Laboratories markets over 80 medications in nearly 250 package sizes, focusing on an expanding line of Multisource pharmaceutical products including: bulk and unit-dose liquids and solids; coated, sustained-release and controlledrelease tablets; nasal sprays, cytotoxics and CII narcotics.
Roxane Laboratories, Inc., is a subsidiary of Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation, based in Ridgefield, CT and a member of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies.
For more information, please visit http://www.Roxane.com.
About Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation based in Ridgefield, CT, is the US headquarters to seven subsidiaries and a member of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies.
The Boehringer Ingelheim group is one of the world’s 20 leading pharmaceutical companies. Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, it operates globally with 142 affiliates in 50 countries and more than 41,500 employees. Since it was founded in 1885, the family-owned company has been committed to researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing novel products of high therapeutic value for human and veterinary medicine.
In 2009, Boehringer Ingelheim posted net sales of US $17.7 billion (12.7 billion euro) while spending 21% of net sales in its largest business segment, Prescription Medicines, on research and development.
For more information, please visit http://us.boehringer-ingelheim.com.
1. IMS MAT dollar sales ending 12/2010
FAMVIR® is a registered trademark of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation