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USFDA clears Lupins potassium deficiency drug


USFDA clears Lupins potassium deficiency drug

New Delhi : Drug firm Lupin said its subsidiary Gavis Pharmaceuticals has received final approval from the US health regulator to market potassium chloride extended release capsules.

It is used for treating potassium deficiency in the bloodstream, in the American market.

The US-based Gavis has received final approval from US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market a generic equivalent of Actavis Labs FL Inc’s potassium chloride extended release capsules in various strengths, Lupin Ltd said in a regulatory filing.

Lupin had announced acquisition of Somerset-based Gavis Pharmaceuticals on July 23 last year.

According to IMS MAT June sales data, potassium chloride extended-release capsules had US sales of $75.4 million.



Source: PTI
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