Lupin gets USFDA nod for asthma inhaler drug

Indian pharmaceutical manufacturer Lupin said it received regulatory approval to launch a generic version of AstraZeneca’s asthma inhalation medicine. Budesonide Inhalation Suspension is among medium-sized drugs sold in the United States, with annual sales of around $475 million. It is sold by AstraZeneca under the name...

Lupin launches pneumonia drug Atovaquone in the US

Pharma major Lupin said it has launched pneumonia suspension Atovaquone, a generic substitute for Glaxosmithkline’s Mepron oral suspension. The drug, in the dosage of 750 mg per 5 milliliter, had annual sales of approximately USD 119 million in the US. It is indicated for the prevention...

Lupin’s Nagpur plant passes FDA inspection

Pharma major Lupin said its Nagpur plant has passed a Pre-Approval Inspection by the US Food and Drug Administration without incident. The inspection, carried out in September, was related to the manufacture of Phenytoin Sodium Extended Release capsules to be sold in the US market. Lupin’s Nagpur facility...