Teva Pharmaceuticals, a U.S. affiliate of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced the launch of its 250 mg and 500 mg strength generic Erythromycin tablets—a therapeutic equivalent for the reference listed drug (RLD) Erythromycin Tablets from Arbor Pharmaceuticals.
Teva generic Erythromycin tablets are indicated to treat a variety of bacterial infections, and to prevent initial or recurrent attacks of rheumatic fever in patients allergic to penicillin.
With nearly 550 generic medicines available, Teva has the largest portfolio of FDA-approved generic products on the market and holds the leading position in first-to-file opportunities, with approximately 100 pending first-to-files in the U.S. Currently, 1 in 11 generic prescriptions dispensed in the U.S. is filled with a Teva generic product.
Erythromycin oral tablets has annual sales of more than $49 million in the U.S., according to IQVIA data as of January 2021.