1) In addition to manufacturing Armour Thyroid, Forest makes Levothroid
, a proprietary brand of levothyroxine (synthetic thyroxine, or T4).
Food and Drug Administration (FDA): Unithroid, Levoxyl, Synthroid, Levothroid
, Levolet, Levo-T, and Novothyrox (only the first four are currently being marketed in the US).
Separately, Forest distributes Levothroid, a synthetic levothyroxine product for the treatment of hypothyroidism, pursuant to a distribution agreement with the product's manufacturer and holder of the product's NDA.
Pending further details Forest has discontinued shipping Levothroid to its customers and does not know how long the product will be unavailable.
entered into a global settlement in September 2010, as part of which the company, among other things, pleaded guilty in November 2010 to two strict liability, no-intent misdemeanor violations of the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, relating to conduct that occurred almost a decade ago involving the distribution and marketing of Levothroid
Lannett: Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Warns Forest Laboratories Of the Marketing of Levothroid
Forest Laboratories' Levothroid
has not been approved by the FDA.
Other drugs contributing to top line growth include Tiazac, Aerochamber and Levothroid
Other drugs contributing to top-line growth include Tiazac, increasing 25 percent, Thyroid increasing 14 percent, and Levothroid
, increasing 71 percent.
New prescription growth for AeroBid, our metered dose inhaler for the treatment of asthma, has continued to accelerate and we are also benefiting from excellent prescription growth for Levothroid
, our thyroid replacement product which we acquired and began to promote this past year.