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Health officials approve generic competitor to EpiPen amid backlash to rising prices

6 monthes ago   |   By KCCI

The new version from Teva Pharmaceuticals is the first that will be interchangeable with the original pen-like injector sold by Mylan.
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The FDA Finally Approved an EpiPen Generic. But a Shortage Looms Ahead of the School Year

The FDA Finally Approved an EpiPen Generic. But a Shortage Looms Ahead of the School Year

6 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday followed through on a long-standing mission to approve an EpiPen generic manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals. Teva stock jumped 7.3% in Thursday trading following the news that it will be the first company to market generics of Mylan's popular EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. auto-injectors, life-saving epinephrine devices that can treat deadly reactions to severe food allergies.
But, while the introduction of a generic EpiPen to the market could theoretically provide some financial relief to customers who have complained about the products' skyrocketing...
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FDA approves Teva's generic EpiPen in blow to Mylan

FDA approves Teva's generic EpiPen in blow to Mylan

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Teva Pharmaceutical's generic version of EpiPen just got approved by the FDA on Thursday.
Teva's stock is up 5.7% in Thursday afternoon trading.
The news is a blow to Mylan NV, and its stock dropped 1% following the announcement.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's generic version of Mylan NV's EpiPen for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions.
"Today's approval of the first generic version of the most-widely prescribed epinephrine auto-injector in the U.S. is part of our longstanding commitment to advance access to lower...
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