Mallinckrodt Inc. Launches Additional Dosage Strengths of Generic CONCERTA® in U.S.

Published: Mar 25, 2013

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mallinckrodt, the Pharmaceuticals business of Covidien (NYSE: COV), today announced that it launched the 36 and 54 milligram (mg) dosage strengths of Methylphenidate HCl Extended-Release (ER) Tablets USP (CII), generic version of CONCERTA®. These two dosage strengths will be available in addition to the 27 mg dosage strength. The 27 mg dosage strength was made available in December 2012, when Mallinckrodt received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manufacture and market the tablets in 27, 36 and 54 mg dosage strengths.

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