Par Pharmaceutical Begins Offering Generic Albuterol Sulfate

Product is authorized generic version of Merck’s PROVENTIL® (albuterol sulfate) HFA Inhalation Aerosol, 120 mcg.


Albuterol is a bronchodilator that is a rapid-relief treatment for shortness of breath associated with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The branded drug is PROVENTIL® (albuterol sulfate) HFA Inhalation Aerosol, 120 mcg from Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.


Endo’s subsidiary Endo Procurement Operations Limited recently entered into an exclusive U.S. supply and distribution agreement with a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. allowing Par Pharmaceutical, one of Endo’s operating companies, to launch and distribute an authorized generic of PROVENTIL®.


This agreement is one of several in which Par has partnered with Merck to bring authorized generics to the market.



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