EKR Therapeutics Approved for Intravenous Bags of Cardene Calcium Channel Blocker

 

August 4, 2008

August 4, 2008 - EKR Therapeutics Inc., said today it received FDA approval for Cardene I.V. (nicardipine hydrochloride) premixed injection, a patented, ready-to-use, single use intravenous bag for the administration of this calcium channel blocker.

The 200 ml RTU bags contain 20 mg of the anti-hypertensive agent nicardipine hydrochloride (0.1 mg/ml) in either dextrose or sodium chloride.

Based on data on file at EKR, more than 900,000 patients have been treated with Cardene I.V. since 2003.

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