RESULTS: Since 40 patients met the inclusion criteria and all of them were initially treated with Tizanidine hydrochloride
Biotechnology company Acorda Therapeutics Inc (Nasdaq:ACOR) said on Monday that it plans to launch tizanidine hydrochloride
capsules in partnership with Watson Pharma Inc, a subsidiary of Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSE:WPI).
Last month Caraco received Food and Drug Administration approval to manufacture and market tizanidine hydrochloride
, a generic form of Elan Pharmaceutical's Zanaflex.
The US Food and Drug Administration approved a supplemental new drug application for two new treatments - the 800 milligramme strength Skelaxin tablet and a new drug application for tizanidine hydrochloride
in capsule form.
(Zanaflex[R]) was approved by the FDA in December 1996 for treatment of adults with spasticity due to spinal cord injuries or multiple sclerosis (MS).
will manufacture its recently approved tizanidine hydrochloride
tablets, 2 mg and 4mg, at its Morgantown, W.