Actavis to Acquire Four Products from Akorn, Hi-Tech Pharmacal

By Pharma News - DCAT Publisher

April 20, 2014

Actavis plc has entered into agreements with Akorn Inc. and Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co. Inc. to purchase four currently marketed products and one product under development for cash consideration. The closing of the purchase agreements are contingent upon the consummation of Akorn's acquisition of Hi-Tech. Financial terms of the agreements were not disclosed.


The agreements include three products marketed under abbreviated new drug applications—ciprofloxacin hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, levofloxacin ophthalmic solution, and lidocaine hydrochloride jelly—and one product marketed under a new drug application: lidocaine/prilocaine topical cream. The agreements also include one product under development.

Source: Actavis