Mylan releases Fenoglide generic

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PITTSBURGH — Mylan N.V. has launched fenofibrate tablets 40 mg and 120 mg, a cholesterol-lowering drug, in the United States.

Mylan said Wednesday that its fenofibrate product is a generic version of Fenoglide tablets from Santarus.

Fenofibrate tablets are indicated as adjunctive therapy to diet to reduce elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, total cholesterol, triglycerides and apolipoprotein B to increase high-density lipoprotein in adults with primary hypercholesterolemia or mixed dyslipidemia.

U.S. sales of fenofibrate tablets (40 mg and 120 mg) totaled approximately $28.6 million for the 12 months ended April 30, according to IMS Health data reported by Mylan.



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