INNOPHARMA INC. ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF GENERIC CIDOFOVIR INJECTION IN THE UNITED STATES
PISCATAWAY, NJ, March 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InnoPharma, Inc. today announced the launch of cidofovir injection (generic equivalent of Vistide®) in 5mL single-use vials. InnoPharma developed the generic formulation of cidofovir, which will be marketed in the United States by Mylan, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL).
Cidofovir injection is indicated for the treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). For more information regarding this product, including its black box warning, please refer to the Mylan website at
About InnoPharma, Inc.
InnoPharma is a sterile product development company, focused on developing complex generic and innovative specialty pharmaceutical products in injectable and ophthalmic dosage forms. The Company has a broad portfolio of products under development, with formulations including solutions, suspension, lyophilized, emulsions, liposomes, micelles and lipid complexes. InnoPharma's pipeline includes small molecules with solubility and stability challenges, as well as difficult to produce and characterize polypeptides and carbohydrates. The Company has a comprehensive infrastructure for the development of its products in its state of the art R&D facilities in New Jersey, with the capability to handle potent and cytotoxic molecules. More information can be found at
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