FDA APPROVES GENERIC REMERON

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Par Pharmaceutical has announced that its licensing partner Amide Pharmaceutical has received FDA approval to market a generic version of Remeron, an antidepressant made by Akzo Nobel unit Organon International.

Par said Amide will market a generic version of Organon's orally disintegrating Remeron SolTab, also know by its active ingredient mirtazapine, in 15-, 30- and 45-mg doses. Amide will begin shipping all doses of the drug shortly.