DUBLIN, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo International plc (ENDP) announced today that one of its operating companies, Par Pharmaceutical (Par), has begun shipping an authorized generic version of Merck's Noxafil® (posaconazole) delayed-release tablets, 100 mg. Endo's subsidiary, Endo Ventures Limited, recently entered into an exclusive U.S. supply and distribution agreement with a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc., of Kenilworth, N.J. allowing Par to launch and distribute an authorized generic version of the product. The agreement also includes rights to posaconazole 40mg/mL oral suspension which Par intends to launch in the coming months.
"Par is pleased to provide patients and providers with access to a lower-cost treatment through our launch of the authorized generic version of Noxafil®," said Domenic Ciarico, Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer, Sterile & Generics at Endo. "We are proud to add this differentiated product to our portfolio."
Noxafil® is a registered trademark of Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
About Endo International plc
Endo International plc (ENDP) is a highly focused generics and specialty branded pharmaceutical company delivering quality medicines to patients in need through excellence in development, manufacturing and commercialization. Endo has global headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, and U.S. headquarters in Malvern, PA. Learn more at www.endo.com.
About Par Pharmaceutical
Par Pharmaceutical, headquartered in Chestnut Ridge, NY, develops, manufactures and markets safe, innovative and cost-effective generic pharmaceutical and branded injectable products that help improve patient quality of life. Par, among the top leaders in the U.S. generics industry, possesses a portfolio that includes sterile injectables, alternative dosage forms and many other differentiated products. Par is advancing a robust research and development (R&D) pipeline of potential products. Par is an operating company of Endo International plc. Learn more at www.endo.com or www.parpharm.com.
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