Mylan Ramps Up U.S. Manufacturing of Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Tablets to Meet Potential COVID-19 Patient Needs
For example, in the immediate term, Mylan has restarted production of hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets at its
Mylan expects to be in a position to begin supplying product by mid-April, and with the active pharmaceutical ingredient that we currently have available, will be able to ramp up manufacturing to provide 50 million tablets to potentially treat a total of more than 1.5 million patients. The potential use of this medicine for COVID-19 related treatment is pending additional FDA and other regulatory body guidance.
The growing global threat of COVID-19 requires a commitment by everyone involved in public health. Mylan takes its responsibility seriously and is committed to continuing to work with governments, partners and others to identify areas of need where our global R&D, regulatory and manufacturing expertise and capacity can be of service.
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This press release includes statements that constitute "forward-looking statements," including with regard to the potential approval and/or use of hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets in the treatment of COVID-19; that Mylan expects to be in a position to begin supplying product by the second week of April, and with the active pharmaceutical ingredient that we currently have available will be able to ramp up manufacturing to provide 50 million tablets to potentially treat a total of more than 1.5 million patients; that the potential use of this medicine for COVID-19 related treatment is pending additional FDA and other regulatory body guidance; and that Mylan is committed to continuing to work with governments, partners and others to identify areas of need where our global R&D, regulatory and manufacturing expertise and capacity can be of service. Because forward-looking statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties, actual future results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to the impact of public health outbreaks and pandemics, such as the COVID-19 pandemic; any changes in, interruptions to, or difficulties with Mylan's or its partners' ability to develop, manufacture, and commercialize products; the effect of any changes in Mylan's or its partners' customer and supplier relationships and customer purchasing patterns; other changes in third-party relationships; the impact of competition; changes in the economic and financial conditions of the businesses of Mylan or its partners; the scope, timing, and outcome of any ongoing legal proceedings and the impact of any such proceedings on Mylan's or its partners' business; any regulatory, legal, or other impediments to Mylan's or its partners' ability to bring products to market; actions and decisions of healthcare and pharmaceutical regulators, and changes in healthcare and pharmaceutical laws and regulations, in
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