Teva Announces Exclusive Launch of Generic Axiron in the United States

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries announced the launch of generic Axiron®1 (testosterone) topical solution CIII, 30 mg/1.5 mL, in the U.S.

Testosterone topical solution CIII is a prescription medicine used to treat adult males who have low or no testosterone due to certain medical conditions. It is supplied in a metered dose pump with an underarm applicator.

“We are pleased with the result in the district court, which has helped Teva add yet another product to our industry-leading generic portfolio, providing savings to our customers and to patients,” said Andy Boyer, Teva’s President and CEO, Global Generic Medicines, North America. “Teva continues to lead the industry in bringing new generic products to the U.S. market.”

Teva is committed to strengthening its generics business through continued investment in complex, high-quality products. With nearly 600 generic medicines available, Teva has the largest portfolio of FDA-approved generic products on the market and holds the leading position in first-to-file opportunities, with over 100 pending first-to-files in the U.S. Currently, one in six generic prescriptions dispensed in the U.S. is filled with a Teva product.

Axiron® had annual sales of approximately $247 million in the U.S., according to IMS data as of May 2017.

 

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