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Lupin receives tentative approval from US health regulator to market ulcerative colitis treatment drug

Lupin Has Received Tentative Nod From The US Health Regulator To Market Its Balasalazide Disodium Tablets, Used For Treatment Of Ulcerative Colitis, In The American Market.

PTI | Updated on: 29 Dec 2016, 03:10:46 PM
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New Delhi:

Durg major Lupin has received tentative nod from the US health regulator to market its Balasalazide Disodium tablets, used for treatment of ulcerative colitis, in the American market.

The company has received tentative approval to market its Balasalazide Disodium tablets 1.1 gm from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), Lupin said in a BSE filing on Friday.

The company's product is generic version of Salix Pharmaceuticals Inc's Giazo tablets in the same strength, it added.

"Giazo tablets had the US sales of USD 0.79 million (IMS MAT September 2016)," Lupin said.

Balasalazide Disodium tablets are indicated for the treatment of mildly to moderately active ulcerative colitis in male patients 18 years of age and older, it added. Shares of Lupin were trading 0.44 per cent up at Rs 1,458.50 apiece on BSE.

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First Published : 29 Dec 2016, 03:00:00 PM

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