Prasco launches authorized generic blood-pressure drug
CINCINNATI — Prasco Labs has launched an authorized generic version of a blood-pressure drug made by Shionogi, the company said.
Prasco announced the launched of nisoldipine extended-release tablets in the 8.5-mg, 17-mg and 34-mg strengths.
The drug is an authorized generic version of Shionogi's Sular. Authorized generics are branded drugs marketed under their generic names at reduced prices, usually under a partnership between the branded drug's manufacturer and an outside company.