Teva UK Limited launches generic Letrozole tablets

Posted: 27 July 2011 | | No comments yet

We are pleased to announce the launch of generic letrozole film-coated tablets…


We are pleased to announce the launch of generic letrozole film-coated tablets.

Letrozole is a generic version of Femara® (letrozole) from Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd and is indicated in the following therapeutic indications:

  • Adjuvant treatment of post-menopausal women with hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer
  • Extended adjuvant treatment of hormone-dependent early breast cancer in post-menopausal women who have received prior standard adjuvant tamoxifen therapy for 5 years
  • First-line treatment in post-menopausal women with hormone-dependent advanced breast cancer
  • Advanced breast cancer in women with natural or artificially-induced post-menopausal status after relapse or disease progression, who have previously been treated with anti-oestrogens.

Letrozole from Teva UK Limited is available immediately as 2.5 mg film-coated tablets in packs of 14 and 28, in the award-winning Teva 360 packaging, which has been designed to aid patient safety.

The Teva retail price for the product is £7.49 for the packs of 14 film-coated tablets and £12.73 for the packs of 28.

Kim Innes, Commercial Director at Teva UK Limited said “We are delighted to be bringing a generic version of this product to the UK market, and at the same time further broaden our portfolio, which is the widest of any UK generics supplier.”

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