Teva Launches Generic Campral In U.S.

Teva Launches Generic Campral In U.S.

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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., (TEVA) said it has launched the generic equivalent to Campral, or acamprosate calcium, delayed-release tablets, 333 mg, in the U.S.

Acamprosate calcium delayed-release tablets are used for the maintenance of abstinence from alcohol in patients with alcohol dependence who are abstinent at the start of treatment.

Treatment with acamprosate calcium delayed-release tablets helps maintain abstinence from alcohol only when used as part of a treatment program that includes counseling and support.

Acamprosate calcium delayed-release tablets had annual sales of about $14 million in the U.S., according to IMS data as of December 2015. With over 375 generic medicines available, Teva has the largest portfolio of FDA-approved generic products on the market.

by RTT Staff Writer

3/22/2016

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March 22, 2016 / Pharma News