Teva announces launch of a generic version of AndroGel

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JERUSALEM — Teva Pharmaceutical  announced Thursday  the launch of a generic version of AndroGel (testosterone gel) 1.62% CIII in the U.S. Testosterone gel 1.62% CIII is indicated for replacement therapy in adult males for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone: primary hypogonadism (congenital or acquired), and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (congenital or acquired).

With nearly 500 generic medicines available, Teva stated it has the largest portfolio of FDA-approved generic products on the market and holds the leading position in first-to-file opportunities, with over 100 pending first-to-files in the U.S. Currently, one in eight generic prescriptions dispensed in the U.S. is filled with a Teva generic product.

Testosterone gel 1.62% CIII has annual sales of more than $911 million in the U.S., according to IQVIA data as of February 2019.



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