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Cadila gets USFDA nod for generic drug to treat Parkinson

Cadila gets USFDA nod for generic drug to treat Parkinson

New Delhi: Cadila Healthcare said it has received approval from the US health regulator to market Pramipexole Dihydrochloride extended-release tablets, used for treating Parkinson’s disease, in the American market.

The company’s subsidiary, Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc, has received the final approval from the USFDA to market Pramipexole Dihydrochloride extended-release tablets in strengths of 0.375 mg, 0.75 mg, 1.5 mg, 2.25 mg, 3 mg, 3.75 mg and 4.5 mg, Cadila Healthcare said in a statement.

The drug is indicated to treat signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD).

The Ahmedabad-based firm also received final approval from the USFDA to market Nitrofurantoin Capsules USP, used for treating acute uncomplicated urinary tract infections, in the US market.

Both the drugs will be manufactured at Zydus group’s formulations manufacturing facility at Moraiya, Ahmedabad.

Source: PTI
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