Mylan, Inc. today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has launched Doxycycline Hyclate Delayed-release (DR) Tablets USP, 150 mg, following a favorable decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Warner Chilcott. The Court held, after trial, that Mylan’s product does not infringe the subject patent. Mylan is shipping product immediately.
Doxycycline Hyclate Delayed-release (DR) Tablets USP, 150 mg is the generic version of Mayne Pharma’s Doryx@ 150 mg product (marketed by Warner Chilcott), and is a tetracycline-class antimicrobial. Doxycycline Hyclate DR Tablets, 150 mg, had U.S. sales of approximately $264.1 million for the 12 months ending Dec. 31, 2011, according to IMS Health.
Mylan, Inc. ranks among the leading generic and specialty pharmaceutical companies in the world and provides products to customers in more than 150 countries and territories.