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Teva Blood Pressure Meds Approved in the U.S.

Nov 07, 2016

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced approval of generic Tribenzor (olmesartan medoxomil, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide) tablets in the U.S. and is in the final stages of launch preparation. Teva also recently received approval and launched generic Azor (amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil) tablets in the U.S. These products enhance Teva’s antihypertensive portfolio.

Olmesartan medoxomil, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide tablets are a combination of an angiotensin II receptor blocker, a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker and a thiazide diuretic indicated for the treatment of hypertension, to lower blood pressure. The tablets are not indicated for the initial therapy of hypertension.

Amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil tablets are a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker and angiotensin II receptor blocker combination product indicated for the treatment of hypertension, alone or with other antihypertensive agents, to lower blood pressure.

Tribenzor had annual sales of approximately $240 million in the U.S. and Azor had annual sales of approximately $354.1 million in the U.S., according to IMS data as of August 2016.