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Industry News

Auburn continually updates our product portfolio, ensuring that we are offering the most current generics that are available in the market. What’s more, our commitment to consumer and product safety is unparalleled - we notify customers of manufacturer recalls immediately and our protocols align with FDA regulations.

Presidents Update March 2019
epipen availabilty

t’s looking as though the Epipen situation could get a whole lot better over the next few months. Mylan has struggled to keep up with demand and only small supplies of generics have made it to the market. Teva recently began shipping their generic but have only shipped limited quantities. They’ve announced that they expect to capture 25% of the U.S. market by the end of this year. Sandoz recently started shipping their generic version but again have so far shipped only a small amount.

The levothyroxine market is beginning to settle down. It is still difficult to keep it in stock but we’re getting shipments from Sandoz every few days. Lupin, who recently received an approval, will begin shipping theirs very soon.

Aceto Corp., a large chemical company, purchased Rising Pharmaceutical in 2010, Pack Pharma in 2014, and in 2016 they paid over $400 million to acquire Citron Pharmaceutical. In 2015, Aceto’s stock broke $30 per share. Just a few years later they’ve had to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will begin selling off assets. They’re a big supplier on dozens of products so we’re working deligently to make sure that we have back up sources in place.

We just received some great new short dates from Actavis/Teva, Sun, Strides, Amneal, and others. Make sure that you check them out at AuburnGenerics.com or talk to your Auburn Account Manager for details. And don’t forget to check out all of the great deals on GenericBid.com, our weekly auction site, where you can get some of the best deals in the industry. If you haven’t tried Generic Bid, talk to your Auburn Account Manager or just login using your AuburnGenerics.com username and password.

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Generic Product Launch Dates

Below you will find a list of anticipated new generic launch dates* along with the estimated availability. If you are interested in learning more about which items Auburn Pharmaceutical may carry in the future, please contact us to open your account.

Brand Name Generic Name # of players Estimated Availability*
SOLODYN (105 mg) Minocycline Hydrochloride 5+ February 2019
EMEND (injection) (150 mg) Fosaprepitant Dimeglumine 3 March 2019
TEKTURNA (tablet) Aliskiren Hemifumarate 1 March 2019
VESICARE Solifenacin Succinate 1 April 2019
*This information is intended to provide you with the latest industry news around generic drug launch dates. Please note, there is no guarantee that Auburn Pharmaceutical will supply the listed products. Product release dates are subject to change by evolving market conditions. Launch dates are anticipated, not guaranteed.

Upcoming Events & Promotions

Events coming up that Auburn Pharmaceutical will be attending.

February 21-23
PDS Independent Pharmacy Super Conference
Orlando, FL

February 22-23
Michigan Pharmacists Association Annual Convention and Exposition
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center Booth #17

February 27 - March 2
NCPA Pharmacy Conference
Clearwater, FL