Endo Health Solutions (ENDP) trades higher after hours as the FDA says it won't approve generic...

|About: Endo International plc (ENDP)|By:, SA News Editor

Endo Health Solutions (ENDP) trades higher after hours as the FDA says it won't approve generic copies of the old version of OxyContin. The first patent on the old version expired today, and drug makers had been lining up to make copies. But the newer, reformulated OxyContin was found to be tougher to crush, break or dissolve, the FDA said, and "the benefits of the old formulation no longer outweigh its risks." Shares +5.6% AH.