German pharma company Fresenius Kabi has launched its severe hypothyroidism treatment -Levothyroxine Sodium Injection Solution in 100 mcg per 5 mL, 200 mcg per 5 mL and 500 mcg per 5 mL single-dose vials in the US.
The Levothyroxine Sodium Injection is the first-and-only approved solution formulation by the FDA for this medicine available in the US. Fresenius Kabi also sells Levothyroxine Sodium for Injection in the US market as a lyophilized powder in 100 mcg, 200 mcg and 500 mcg per 5 mL vial presentations.
John Ducker – president and CEO of Fresenius Kabi USA said: “Fresenius Kabi is pleased to continue to increase the number of products we offer to help care for patients with critical illnesses, including life-threatening thyroid conditions.
“This new liquid formulation of Levothyroxine promotes safe medication practices and operational efficiency by eliminating the need for reconstitution.”