DUBLIN, April 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo International plc (OTC: ENDPQ) announced today that one of its operating companies, Par Pharmaceutical, Inc., has begun shipping the authorized generic (AG) version of Merck's Noxafil® (posaconazole) 200 mg/5 mL oral suspension in the U.S.
"Our partnership with Merck underscores our reputation as an industry-leading supplier," said Scott Sims, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Injectable Solutions & Generics at Endo. "This newly available Noxafil® AG dosage form is the latest addition to our generics portfolio—providing patient access to high-quality, lower-cost treatment options."
Endo subsidiary Endo Ventures Limited entered into an exclusive U.S. supply and distribution agreement with a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. of Rahway, N.J. allowing Par to launch and distribute an authorized generic version of the product. The agreement also included the authorized generic version of Noxafil® delayed-release tablets, 100 mg, which launched in 2019.
Noxafil® is a registered trademark of Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC.
About Endo International plc
Endo (OTC: ENDPQ) is a specialty pharmaceutical company committed to helping everyone we serve live their best life through the delivery of quality, life-enhancing therapies. Our decades of proven success come from passionate team members around the globe collaborating to bring treatments forward. Together, we boldly transform insights into treatments benefiting those who need them, when they need them. Learn more at www.endo.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.
About Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Par Pharmaceutical develops, manufactures and markets innovative and cost-effective generic pharmaceutical and branded injectable products that help improve patients' lives. Par, among the top leaders in the U.S. generics industry, possesses an expanding portfolio that includes sterile injectables, alternative dosage forms and other differentiated products. Par Pharmaceutical is an Endo company. Learn more at www.parpharm.com.
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