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Hetero gets DCGI nod to market anti-retroviral FDC tablets


Hetero gets DCGI nod to market anti-retroviral FDC tablets

New Delhi: Drug firm Hetero said it has received the Drug Controller General of India’s approval to launch generic fixed-dose combination anti-retroviral drug ‘Darunavir + Ritonavir’ in the country.

The product will be marketed and distributed under the brand name ‘DANAVIR-R’ in India by Hetero Healthcare Ltd, the Hyderabad-based firm said in a statement.

It will be made available in the strengths of 800/100mg, 600/100mg, and 400/50mg, it added.

Commenting on the development, Hetero Group of Companies CMD B P S Reddy said: “Hetero is proud to extend its latest offering Darunavir+Ritonavir FDC in three strengths for HIV/AIDS patients.”

The company also looks forward to making these tablets available in other countries, subject to approvals from respective regulatory authorities, Hetero said.

The product is an anti-retroviral medication indicated for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) in adult patients, it added.



Source: PTI
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