TITLE

GENERICS NEWSLINE

PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Physician Assistants' Prescribing Reference;Spring2013, Vol. 20 Issue 1, pA20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers generic product news briefs as of February 8, 2013. The launch of generic version of Nicorette Mini Lozenge by Perrigo. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval received by Lupin for Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets, the generic version of Lutera 28. The FDA approval received by Wockhardt for Lamotrigine, the generic version of Lamictal XR.
ACCESSION #
86405784

 

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