ANDA approved for Losartan Potassium Tablets USP.

ANDA approved for Losartan Potassium Tablets USP, Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets Roxane Laboratories, Inc. Announced today the authorization of its Abbreviated New Medication Application for Losartan Potassium Tablets USP, 25mg, 50mg and 100mg along with Losartan Hydrochlorothiazide and Potassium Tablets, 50mg/12.5mg and 100mg/25mg by the U.S. Drug and Food Administration. Both products are available for instant shipment to wholesalers and pharmacies nationwide.7 Million.According to the national government study, during the same period, hospital costs also roses more than six times, from $157 million a yr to $948 million a year. The common cost per medical procedures also rose by about 13 %, from $11,705 to $13,215. It is forecast that costs will go higher even. Although 71 Apparently,733 procedures were performed in 2002, compared to 13,386 in 1998, only 0.6 % of about 11.5 million morbidly obese individuals who might have been candidates for the procedure actually acquired it. Dr. Shawn Garber, chief of bariatric surgery treatment at Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Middle, in NY, says without doubt the incidence of weight problems is rising, and public awareness, obtained from celebrities, has brought more focus on the surgery.