Lupin Gets USFDA Approval for Diabetes Management Drug - The New Indian Express

Lupin Gets USFDA Approval for Diabetes Management Drug

Published: 09th April 2014 04:50 PM

Last Updated: 09th April 2014 04:50 PM

Lupin today said it has received final approval from the US health regulator to sell generic diabetes management drug Pioglitazone Tablets in the American market.

Lupin said its US subsidiary, Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc has received final approval for its Pioglitazone tablets from the US Food and Drugs Administration to market generic version of Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA Inc's Actos tablets.

The company said in a BSE filing that its subsidiary will shortly commence marketing the product.

The approval has been granted for tablets in strengths of 15 mg, 30 mg and 45mg.

"Lupin's Pioglitazone tablets is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus in multiple clinical settings," the company said.

As per IMS MAT December data, Actos tablets had annual US sales of USD 236 million.

comments powered by Disqus

Disclaimer: We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.


Read More


Astrology


follow us Mobile Site iPad News Hunt Android RSS Tumblr Linekin Pinterest Youtube Google Plus Twitter Facebook