Endo Begins Shipment of Authorized Generic Version of PROVENTIL® (albuterol sulfate) HFA Inhalation Aerosol in the United States
DUBLIN, April 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) announced today that one of its operating companies, Par Pharmaceutical (Par), has begun shipping an authorized generic version of Merck's PROVENTIL® (albuterol sulfate) HFA Inhalation Aerosol, 120mcg. Endo's subsidiary, Endo Procurement Operations Limited, recently entered into an exclusive U.S. supply and distribution agreement with a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc., of Kenilworth, N.J. allowing Par to launch and distribute an authorized generic of the product.
"We are very pleased to add albuterol sulfate to Par's portfolio and to be able to offer the authorized generic of the product to patients," said Tony Pera, President of Par Pharmaceutical. "Par has partnered with Merck several times to bring an authorized generic product to market and we are proud to be a reliable, quality supplier."
PROVENTIL ® is a registered trademark of Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
About Endo International plc
Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) is a highly focused generics and specialty branded pharmaceutical company delivering quality medicines to patients in need through excellence in development, manufacturing and commercialization. Endo has global headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, and U.S. headquarters in Malvern, PA. Learn more at www.endo.com.
About Par Pharmaceutical
Par Pharmaceutical, headquartered in Chestnut Ridge, NY, develops, manufactures and markets safe, innovative and cost-effective generic pharmaceutical and branded injectable products that help improve patient quality of life. Par, among the top leaders in the U.S. generics industry, possesses a portfolio that includes sterile injectables, alternative dosage forms and many other differentiated products. Par is advancing a robust research and development (R&D) pipeline of potential products. Par is an operating company of Endo International plc. Learn more at www.endo.com or www.parpharm.com.
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