ANI Pharmaceuticals Announces Approval of Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution
BAUDETTE, Minn., April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("ANI") (Nasdaq: ANIP) today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") of its Abbreviated New Drug Application ("ANDA") for Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution 10mg/5mL, 20mg/5mL and 100mg/5mL. The current annual U.S. market for this product is approximately $17 million, according to Iqvia/IMS Health. ANI expects to begin shipping product to its customers in the near future.
Arthur S. Przybyl, ANI's President and CEO stated, "We are pleased to announce the approval of this internally developed generic product, which leverages both our liquid manufacturing and controlled substance capabilities. In addition to the standard packaging formats, we intend to launch the product in a unit dose configuration. This represents the sixth approval of a generic product from our internally developed pipeline."
About Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution
Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution is indicated for the management of acute and chronic pain severe enough to require an opioid analgesic and for which alternative treatments are inadequate.
Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution 100 mg per 5 mL (20 mg/mL) is indicated for the relief of acute and chronic pain in opioid-tolerant patients.
ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the "Company" or "ANI") is an integrated specialty pharmaceutical company developing, manufacturing, and marketing branded and generic prescription pharmaceuticals. The Company's targeted areas of product development currently include narcotics, oncolytics (anti-cancers), hormones and steroids, and complex formulations involving extended release and combination products. For more information, please visit our website www.anipharmaceuticals.com.
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