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Alhaddad - had been compounding a generic version of Actiq at his trailer home and the generic compound was dispensed to patients who had been prescribed Actiq.
Residents in the affluent Old St Mellons area of Cardiff were alarmed when they learned plastic sticks found discarded in the street contained a narcotic lozenge called Actiq, which produces effects similar to those from heroin.
Actiq was approved for use by "opioid-tolerant cancer patients with breakthrough cancer pain." But, using the mantra "pain is pain," Cephalon instructed Actiq sales representatives to focus on physicians other than oncologists, including general practitioners, and to promote the drug for many uses other than breakthrough cancer pain.
According to IMS Health data, annual sales in the United States for Actiq and the equivalent generic products are $173 million.
Under the FTC's consent order, Teva is required to divest two Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) for fentanyl citrate lozenges, a generic version of Actiq, and cyclobenzaprine ER capsules, the generic version of Amrix.
The transaction has secured early termination of the Hart Scott Rodino waiting period from the FTC after Teva agreed to sell two abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) for its fentanyl citrate lozenges, a generic version of Actiq, and cyclobenzaprine ER capsules, the generic version of Amrix, the company said in a statement.
Under the consent order submitted to the US regulator, Teva will dispose of two abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) for the generic versions of its Actiq and Amrix drugs and will give rights to an unrevealed firm to market in the US the generic version of its Provigil drug, the buyer said in a statement.
The powerful pain medication Actiq, for example, is being prescribed on first visits for injuries like lower back pain.
The price of Actiq, a narcotic painkiller made by Cephalon Inc.
The letters also state that Fentora is not a generic version of Actiq, and should not be substituted for Actiq or other products containing fentanyl.
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