logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Par Pharma Begins Shipment Of Generic Provigil - Quick Facts

Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. (PRX: Quote) on Friday said it began shipping all strengths of modafinil tablets, a generic version of Teva's Provigil brand. Par's initial shipments will comprise generically-labeled presentations of the Provigil product.

Par acquired the U.S. marketing rights to modafinil from Teva when Teva acquired Cephalon in 2011. According to IMS Health data, annual sales in the U.S. for Provigil are around $1.1 billion.

Modafinil is indicated to improve wakefulness in adult patients with excessive sleepiness associated with narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea and shift work disorder.

Modafinil is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to modafinil, armodafinil or its inactive ingredients.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) has filed a lawsuit against Michael Lynch, the co-founder of Autonomy Corp., and its former Financial Chief Sushovan Hussain for a whopping $5.1 billion alleging that the executives misrepresented the financial situation of Autonomy. An HP's spokeswoman confirmed that the... Nine acres of green grass with 400 trees and a half-mile-long walk way. We are not talking about any park, but the expansive rooftop of Facebook's new office. The 430,000 square feet office is a single room and it might be the largest open floor plan in the world. Outrage in the business world may be helping re-shape a new Indiana law that many are calling "anti-gay." Embarrassed and worried about the backlash from the national business community, the state's paper of record is loudly calling on legislators to re-word the law. The front page of the Indianapolis...
comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT