Hospira (HSP) FDA Approval Gemcitabine Injection
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Thank you for joining us. I am your host Sara Bryant at CRWE Newswire Stocks to watch. Hospira, Incorporated - symbol HSP - reported U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of gemcitabine injection, a solution form of the drug. The solution presentations include 200 mg, 1 gm and 2 gm with a concentration of 38 milligram per milliliter. Hospira is the first company to offer gemcitabine in a solution formulation for the U.S. market. The solution formulation is designed to improve pharmacist convenience and handling safety. The oncology medication had U.S. sales of more than $750 million in 2010, led by Eli Lillyâ€™s Gemzar. Hospira expects to launch the product in early September. Hospira is a global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company dedicated to Advancing Wellness. Thank you for tuning in, have a great day. For CRWE Newswire, Stocks to watch, Iâ€™m Sara Bryant.