Mylan launches generic version of Viagra in 11 European countries

Marketing authorisations enable product sales to begin immediately

Global generic and speciality pharma company Mylan has launched Sildenafil Citrate Tablets, 25mg, 50mg and 100mg in France, the UK, Ireland, Italy, Belgium, Slovakia, Germany, Denmark, Czech Republic, Spain and the Netherlands. Mylan has received marketing authorisation from each country's respective health authority to begin selling its product immediately.

Sildenafil Citrate is the generic version of Pfizer's Viagra and is indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Viagra had total sales of €241.1m (US$310.4m) in the 11 countries for the 12 months ending March 31, 2013, according to IMS Health.