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AstraZeneca big pharma deals Par Pharmaceutical for Atacand supply and distribution

Posted on 24 May 2013

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AstraZeneca enters big pharma deals with Par Pharmaceutical Companies for an exclusive U.S. supply and distribution agreement in which Par will distribute the authorized generic version of AstraZeneca's Atacand.

As part of the pharma deals, Par has begun shipping 4 mg, 8 mg, 16 mg and 32 mg strengths of candesartan cilexetil tablets.

According to IMS Health data, annual U.S. sales of Atacand are approximately $113 million.

Candesartan cilexetil is an angiotensin II receptor blocker indicated for the treatment of hypertension in adults and children 1 to < 17 years of age and the treatment of congestive heart failure.

Candesartan cilexetil reduces cardiovascular death and heart failure hospitalization.

Par Pharmaceutical Companies is a privately held, U.S.-based specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets high barrier-to-entry generic drugs and niche, innovative proprietary pharmaceuticals through its wholly-owned subsidiary's two operating divisions, Par Pharmaceutical and Strativa Pharmaceuticals.

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