Mylan markets generic Solodyn ER

PITTSBURGH Mylan has launched a generic treatment for acne, the company said Thursday.

Mylan announced the launch of minocycline hydrochloride extended-release tablets in the 45 mg, 90 mg and 135-mg strengths. The drug is a generic version of Solodyn ER, made by Medicis Pharmaceuticals Corp.

 

Minocycline ER had sales of around $496 million during the 12-month period ended in March, according to IMS Health.