metaxalone

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metaxalone

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The company said the Metaxalone Tablets USP, 800 mg is the therapeutic equivalent to the reference listed drug, Skelaxin of King Pharmaceuticals Inc.
1990) (explaining competition's basic goals include lower prices, better products, and more efficient methods of production); In re Skelaxin Antitrust Litig.
The newest products in our portfolio include ursodiol tablets (equivalent to Urso [ursodiol]) in two strengths, 250 mg and 500 mg, and Metaxalone tablets (equivalent to Skelaxin [metaxalone]) in the 400 mg strength.
The medications Neurontin, Ultram, Cymbalta, Lyrica, Savella, and Skelaxin are also far more effective for fibromyalgia pain than NSAIDs.
2 million in the quarter, offsetting revenue loss from legacy products including Azactam, Prialt, Maxipime and Skelaxin, which contributed $38.
1 as the company faced competition from generic copies of the muscle relaxant Skelaxin, its top-seller last year.
The list also includes anti-depressants such as Zoloft, sleeping pills such as Ambien, and muscle relaxants such as Skelaxin.
RANK COST DRUG NAME 2003 2002 INCREASE * Oxycontin 1 1 15% Neurontin 2 3 12% Celebrex 3 2 12% Hydroco/Apap 4 5 12% Vioxx 5 4 6% Duragesic 6 6 14% Bextra 7 11 33% Carisoprodol 8 7 8% Ambien 9 9 14% Skelaxin 10 13 29% Lidoderm 11 22 12% Tizanidine 12 37 60% Cyclobenzapr 13 12 11% Tramadol Hcl 14 35 30% Actiq 15 32 55% Ultracet 16 19 23% Percocet 17 21 30% Ranitidine 18 27 26% Propo-N/Apap 19 14 -3% Effexor Xr 20 17 13% Naproxen 21 16 17% Topamax 22 24 22% Morphine Sul 23 29 -1% Zoloft 24 18 6% Wellbutrin 25 31 3% Sub-Total Top 25 12% * Change in the average prescription cost in the calendar year for claimants receiving the drug.
The Bristol-based drug company gains two branded pharmaceuticals - the insomnia drug Sonata and the muscle relaxant Skelaxin - and Elan's primary-care sales force in the United States and Puerto Rico.
IRISH pharmaceutical company Elan has settled its dispute with US drug firm King Phara over the sale of rights to its Sonata and Skelaxin drugs.
And it has added Metaxalone tablets, available in an 800 nag strength and a 100-count, that is AB-rated and therapeutically equivalent to Skelaxin (from King Pharmaceuticals Research and Development Inc.
s (Bristol TN) quarterly profit was cut in half as sales of its muscle-relaxant Skelaxin plunged 95% due to generic competition, but overall results topped expectations.