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August 01, 2015 4:11 AM ET


Company Overview of Par Pharmaceutical Companies Inc.

Company Overview

Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. develops, licenses, manufactures, markets, and distributes generic drugs in the United States. It operates through two segments, Par Pharmaceutical and Par Specialty Pharmaceuticals. The Par Pharmaceutical segment markets generic products under Par Pharmaceutical brand name and sterile products under the Par Sterile brand. This segment also offers dosage forms and delivery systems, including oral solids and alternate dosage forms, such as oral solids, injectables, topicals, nasal sprays, ophthalmics, films, and transdermal patches. In addition, this segment markets pharmaceutical products, including Exforge, Lovaza, Precedex, Lamictal XR, Luvox CR, and Foca...

One Ram Ridge Road

Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977

United States

Founded in 1978

1,600 Employees



Key Executives for Par Pharmaceutical Companies Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, Director and Chief Executive Officer of Sky Growth Holdings Corporation
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Director
Age: 57
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 49
Chief Commercial Officer
Age: 58
Secretary and Deputy General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Par Pharmaceutical Companies Inc. Key Developments

Par Pharmaceutical Begins Shipment of Generic Megace® ES

Par Pharmaceutical Companies Inc. announced that it has begun shipping the authorized generic version of Par Specialty Pharmaceutical's Megace® ES (megestrol acetate, USP) oral suspension. Par's launch of its authorized generic product follows a competitor's introduction of the first generic version of Megace® ES. Megace® ES oral suspension is a progestin indicated for the treatment of anorexia, cachexia, or an unexplained significant weight loss in patients with a diagnosis of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). The product is available in 150 mL bottles.

Par Pharmaceutical Companies Inc., Q1 2015 Fixed Income Call, May 13, 2015

Par Pharmaceutical Companies Inc., Q1 2015 Fixed Income Call, May 13, 2015

Par Pharmaceutical Companies Inc., Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 13, 2015

Par Pharmaceutical Companies Inc., Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 13, 2015

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