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Glenmark gets USFDA nod for skin ointment

Glenmark gets USFDA nod for skin ointment

New Delhi : Glenmark Pharmaceuticals USA has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for Clobetasol Propionate Ointment, used for treatment of various skin conditions.

“Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc, USA has been granted final approval by the USFDA for Clobetasol Propionate Ointment USP, 0.05 per cent,” the company said in a BSE filing.

The approved product is a generic version of Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc’s Temovate Ointment, 0.05 per cent.

As per IMS Health sales data for the 12-month period ended January 2017, the Temovate Ointment, 0.05 per cent market achieved annual sales of approximately USD 175.3 million, it added.

Glenmark’s current portfolio consists of 113 products authorised for distribution in the US marketplace and approximately 64 ANDA’s pending approval with the USFDA.

Shares of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals were trading 0.56 per cent higher at Rs 885.30 on BSE.

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Source: PTI
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