EXELA Pharma Sciences, LLC Begins Shipments of Ganciclovir Injection in 0.8% sodium chloride solution, the First Ready to Use Ganciclovir Injection

Lenoir, NC September 18, 2017 – Exela Pharma Sciences today announced that it began shipments of its FDA approved Ganciclovir Injection in 0.8% sodium chloride solution on September 18, 2017 to wholesalers across the country. Ganciclovir Injection is indicated for the treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in immunocompromised adult patients, including patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and for the prevention of CMV disease in adult transplant recipients at risk for CMV disease. Ganciclovir carries a boxed warning. Please see safety information below and additional important safety information in the full prescribing information by clicking here. Exela’s Ganciclovir Injection is
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EXELA Pharma Sciences, LLC Wins 2017 Manufacturing Leadership Award

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP), a public-private operating alliance working to help manufacturing companies become operationally efficient and well positioned to grow profitably, today announced the winners of its 2017 Manufacturing Leadership Awards at mfgCON in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The state awards program recognizes manufacturers for their commitment to the North Carolina manufacturing sector, as proven by outstanding performance in the areas of Innovation, Sustainable Manufacturing, Advanced Talent Development, Developing Markets and Continuous Improvement. “Our state’s manufacturers continue to expand and excel in performance, leading to sustained customer satisfaction,” says Phil Mintz, NCMEP Director and Executive
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IMPORTANT DRUG WARNING

Dear Health Care Provider: Re: RISK OF POTENTIAL ALUMINUM TOXICITY WITH USE OF POTASSIUM ACETATE 40 MEQ/20 ML INJECTION PARTICULARLY IN NEONATAL PATIENTS AND PATIENTS WITH RENAL IMPAIRMENT The purpose of this letter is to inform you of important safety information for Potassium Acetate 40 meq/20 mL (2 meq/mL) Injection (NDC 51754-2001-4), manufactured and supplied by Exela Pharma Sciences, LLC (“Exela”). The current carton and vial labels for Exela’s Potassium Acetate 40 meq/20 mL (2 meq/mL) Injection indicate the product contains an aluminum level of not more than 200 mcg/L.  We have determined that the actual aluminum level in some instances
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EXELA Pharma Sciences, LLC Receives Approval for Ganciclovir Injection in 0.8% sodium chloride solution, the First Ready to Use Ganciclovir Injection

Lenoir, NC February 17, 2017 – Exela Pharma Sciences today announced that it received FDA approval for Ganciclovir Injection in 0.8% sodium chloride solution. Ganciclovir Injection is indicated for the treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in immunocompromised adult patients, including patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and for the prevention of CMV disease in adult transplant recipients at risk for CMV disease. Ganciclovir carries a boxed warning. Please see safety information below and additional important safety information in the full prescribing information by clicking here. Exela’s Ganciclovir Injection is the first ganciclovir product available in a ready to use formulation. 
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EXELA Pharma Sciences, LLC Receives Approval for NIPRIDE RTU, (sodium nitroprusside) in 0.9% sodium chloride injection, the First Ready to Use sodium nitroprusside injection.

Lenoir, NC March 9, 2017 – Exela Pharma Sciences today announced that it received FDA approval for NIPRIDE RTU (sodium nitroprusside) in 0.9% sodium chloride injection, the company’s second FDA approval this year. NIPRIDE RTU (sodium nitroprusside) is indicated for the immediate reduction of blood pressure of adult and pediatric patients. NIPRIDE RTU is also indicated for producing controlled hypotension to reduce bleeding during surgery. NIPRIDE RTU is also indicated for the treatment of acute heart failure to reduce left ventricular end-diastolic pressure, pulmonary capillary wedge pressure,  peripheral vascular resistance and mean arterial blood pressure. NIPRIDE RTU carries a boxed
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EXELA Pharma Sciences Receives Supplier Horizon Award from Premier Inc.

Lenoir, NC July 5, 2016 – Exela Pharma Sciences today announced that it is the winner of 2016 Supplier Horizon Award in Pharmaceutical Services and Technology by Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC). At a ceremony hosted by Premier in National Harbor, MD, Exela was recognized for its support of Premier members through exceptional local customer service and engagement, value creation through clinical excellence and commitment to lower costs. Mark Hartman, Exela’s Chief Commercial Officer, accepted the award. “It is a great honor to receive the Horizon Award from Premier, one of the leading healthcare improvement and transformation companies in our industry.
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Exela Pharma Sciences Announces Availability of Verapamil HCl Injection, USP VIALS

Exela Pharma Sciences today confirmed the approval of its New drug Application (NDA) and availability of Verapamil HCl Injection, USP 5mg vials (2.5mg/ml). Product is stocked in the major wholesaler distribution channels, and is available in a convenient carton of 5 vials each. This lower pack size of 5 vials coupled with affordable contract pricing available through local Group Purchasing Organizations, leads to significant savings and lower inventory costs for hospitals and healthcare providers. The Verapamil HCl 5mg Injection vials also offer the convenience and safety of a vial versus an ampule. Exela’s Verapamil HCl Injection carries an AP rating
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