FDA approves Mylan pain drug

31st October 2011 (Last Updated October 31st, 2011 18:30)

Mylan's abbreviated new drug application for morphine sulphate extended-release tablets has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) .

Mylan's abbreviated new drug application for morphine sulphate extended-release tablets has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) .

The tablets are available in doses of 15mg, 30mg, 60mg, 100mg and 200mg.

The dose formulations are the generic equivalent to Purdue Pharma's MS Contin, an opioid analgesic for moderate-to-severe pain management.