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Big pharma giants, Watson & Actavis pharma partners with Par Pharmaceuticals for generic products

Posted on 17 October 2012

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Par Pharmaceutical Companies has entered into pharma partners agreements with two well know big pharma companies, Watson Pharmaceuticals and Actavis Group, respectively,to purchase for cash five generic products that are currently marketed in the U.S. .

These generic drugs are marketed by Watson or Actavis, while eight Abbreviated New Drug Applications currently awaiting regulatory approval and a generic product in late-stage development.

The closing of the pharma partners purchase agreements is contingent upon the closing of Watson's acquisition of Actavis.

The five currently marketed products include morphine sulfate extended release capsules, the generic version of Kadian, fentanyl transdermal system CII, the generic equivalent of Duragesic, nifedipine extended release tablets, the generic version of Adalat , diltiazem hydrochloride extended release capsules, the generic equivalent of Cardizem CD, and metoclopramide hydrochloride tablets, the generic version of Reglan.

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