logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Watson Laboratories Files ANDA To Market Nebivolol Hydrochloride Tablets

Watson Laboratories Inc., a subsidiary of Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. (WPI: Quote), has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application with the FDA seeking approval to market Nebivolol Hydrochloride Tablets, the generic version of Forest Laboratories' Bystolic.

Bystolic is a beta-adrenergic blocking agent that is approved for the treatment of hypertension.

Forest Laboratories filed suit against Watson on March 13 in the US District Court of Delaware seeking to prevent Watson from commercializing its product prior to the expiration of U.S. Patent.

Watson said it might be the first applicant to file an ANDA for the generic version of Bystolic and if approved it will be entitled to 180 days of generic market exclusivity.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) is recalling nearly 26 thousand Chrysler 200s to fix a transmission issue that may prevent the vehicle from shifting into "park." Chrysler said that certain 2015-model year Chrysler 200 vehicles with V6 engines were affected. Chrysler blamed "inconsistent assembly... Gap reported an increase in fourth-quarter profit, as same store sales climbed 11 percent at its Old Navy brand, partly offset by currency impact. Earnings for the quarter topped Wall Street estimates by a penny, while sales were in line with expectations. J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (JCP) Thursday reported a swing to loss in the fourth-quarter from a profit last year, reflecting the absence of benefits from hefty tax gains recorded last year, despite a higher-than-expected revenue growth. Shares of the struggling department store chain plunged a near 10 percent,...
comments powered by Disqus
RELATED NEWS
Trade ACT now with 
Follow RTT