Breckenridge's Mefenamic Acid Capsules are AB rated to Ponstel
a generic drug marketed by Shionogi Pharma, Inc.
This product is the generic version of Ponstel
Capsules, 250 mg, and is indicated for relief of mild-to-moderate pain in patients 14 years of age and older and the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea.
NSAIDs Include: Tricosal, Arthropan, celebrex, Voltaren, Indocin, etodolac, Ibuprofen, Ponstel
, Relafen, Sodium salicylate
The three most frequently prescribed trade name products were Epanutin[R] (phenytoin) 100 mg capsules, Antipyn[R] (paracetamol, codeine phosphate and promethazine) 100 ml syrup and Ponstel
S[R] (mefenamic acid) 50 mg/5 ml suspension.
Prasco to sell Authorized Generic of Ponstel
(mefenamic acid capsules, USP 250 mg)
Net revenues of the Company's Women's Health products, which include Prenate DHA, Prenate Elite, OptiNate, Zovirax, Ponstel
and Ostiva, increased 13.
Net revenues decreased primarily as a result of the effort to reduce the levels of trade inventories for a majority of the Company's promoted products (including Sular, Nitrolingual Pumpspray, Tanafed DP, Prenate GT, Ponstel
and Robinul) and some of the Company's non-promoted products.
Net revenues of the Company's Women's Health products, which include Prenate Elite, OptiNate, Ostiva, Zovirax and Ponstel
, increased 21% to $16.
Total prescriptions of Ponstel
and Robinul products increased 23.
The Company's OBGYN and pediatric franchises includes the Prenate line, Ponstel
, Tanafed line (Tanafed DP and Tanafed DMX) and Furadantin.
The Company recently expanded its Women's Health sales force from 75 to approximately 113 sales representatives dedicated to calling on OB/GYNs to sell Prenate Elite, OptiNate, Ponstel
, and Ostiva, which is a new Women's Health product, introduced at the end of September 2006.