Glenmark Pharma to launch birth control pill in USA

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals said it got the approval of the United States Food & Drug Administration to launch a generic version of birth control pill Loestrin from Allergan Pharmaceuticals International. The drug had annual sales of approximately $116.8 million. The drug Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets will be sold in the 1/20 dosage. Glenmark’s current […]

Cipla gets US approval for cancer drug, Glenmark for oral contraceptive

Two Indian pharmaceutical companies, Cipla and Glenmark, said they received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for new drugs. While Cipla got the nod for a drug used to treat a type of blood cancer, Glenmark was approved to sell an oral contraceptive. Cipla got approval to sell a generic version of Otsuka […]

Glenmark to launch Desonide topical ointment in US

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc said it has got the go-ahead to launch the generic version of Perrigo’s anti-inflammation ointment Desonide Ointment in the US. Desonide Ointment, 0.05% had annual sales of approximately $23.4 million for the 12 month period ending July 2017, according to IMS Health sales data. Glenmark’s current portfolio consists of 124 products authorized […]

Glenmark Pharma gets USFDA approval for generic version of Mylan’s anti-inflammation ointment

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals said it has got the US FDA approval to sell the generic version of corticosteroid ointment Kenalog from Mylan Pharmaceuticals. The primary ingredient is triamcinolone, a corticosteroid that reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation. Kenalog Ointment has annual sales of approximately $26.3 million in the US. Glenmark said […]

Glenmark gets US FDA approval for generic version of Daiichi Sankyo’s hypertension drug

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals said it got approval from US authorities to launch a generic version of Daiichi Sankyo’s hypertension drug Azor in various dosages. The drug had annual sales of approximately $211.6 million as of May. The approval was obtained from United States Food & Drug Administration for Amlodipine and Olmesartan Medoxomil tablets in dosages ranging […]

Glenmark Pharma gets UK OTC approval for anti-malarial medicine

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals said it received approval from UK authorities for to sell its Maloff Protect anti-malarial medication without prescription. It contains atovaquone and proguanil hydrochloride, and has been available only as a prescription medicine in the UK. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency gave approval for 250mg and 100mg film-coated tablets, it said. Maloff […]

Glenmark gets USFDA approval for generic joint-pain drug in US

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals said it received final approval from the United States Food & Drug Administration for marketing a generic version of joint-pain drug Indocin of Iroko Pharmaceuticals. The drug has annual sales of approximately $6.3 million. With this, Glenmark’s portfolio has expanded to 118 products authorized for distribution in the U.S. and 67 pending approvals […]

Glenmark Pharma buy rights to cancer drug from US firm

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals said it entered into a licensing agreement with Boston-based biopharmaceutical company APC Therapeutics Inc for exclusive rights for a cancer drug. The agreement covers a small molecule based on Antigen Presenting Cell (APC) biology, the Indian company said. “The compound has the potential to be used as a monotherapy or in combination with […]

Glenmark to market generic Abraxane from Lubrizol LifeSciences

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA said it has entered into a strategic Development, License and Commercialization Agreement with Particle Sciences, Inc. to develop and market a generic version of Celgene’s Abraxane, used for cancer treatment. As per the terms of the agreement, Glenmark has obtained global exclusive marketing and distribution rights of the product upon commercialization. Particle […]

Glenmark Pharma discovers potential new anti-cancer drug

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals said its overseas subsidiary has discovered a molecule that can potentially be used in targeting even difficult-to-treat lung cancer and colorectal cancer. The GBR 1372 molecule was discovered in the pharma company’s Swiss laboratory and that the company plans to file an application with the US Food and Drug Administration to approve the […]

Glenmark announces discovery of novel cancer drug

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has announced the discovery of a new anti-cancer therapy by its Swiss subsidiary. The new drug, GBR 1302, will target breast cancer and ovarian cancer, and the company expects to start clinical studies this year. Unlike normal drugs, the new drug will work by making it easier for human body’s defence mechanism, white […]