Aurobindo Pharma gets FDA nod for new drug

THE HANS INDIA |   Jul 12,2018 , 02:37 AM IST

Aurobindo Pharma, Azithromycin tablets, USFDA,
Aurobindo Pharma, Azithromycin tablets, USFDA,

Hyderabad: Drug major Aurobindo Pharma has received final approval from the USFDA to manufacture and market Azithromycin tablets, used for the treatment of patients with mild to moderate infections, in the US market.

The approval has been granted in the strengths of 250 mg and 500 mg, and the product will be launched this month, Aurobindo Pharma said. The approved product is generic equivalent of Pfizer Inc's Zithromax tablet, it added. 

Quoting IQVIA sales data, the company said, the approved product has an estimated market size of  $132 million for the 12 months ending May 2018. Aurobindo Pharma currently has a total of 337 ANDA approvals from the US.
 



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