Aceto Launches Generic Soma and Decadron

Aceto Corporation announced that its generic subsidiary, Rising Pharmaceuticals, has launched Carisoprodol, Aspirin, and Codeine Phosphate tablets USP, a generic version of Meda's Soma compound with Aspirin and Codeine, and Dexamethasone Elixir USP, a generic version of Merck's Decadron Elixir.

Soma compound with Aspirin and Codeine is a muscle relaxant indicated for relief of acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions. Decadron is a steroid used to treat severe allergies, arthritis and asthma and other steroid-responsive disorders.

Carispoprodol, Aspirin, and Codeine Phosphate tablets are available in a 200mg/325mg/16mg dosage strength, and Decadron Elixir is available in a 0.5mg/5mL dosage strength from Rising Pharmaceuticals.

For more information call (516) 627-6000 or visit www.aceto.com.