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Cipla receives final approval for Diclofenac Sodium Topical Gel

07 August 2018 | News

Cipla’s Diclofenac Sodium Topical Gel, 1% is AB-rated generic therapeutic equivalent to the reference listed drug (RLD), Voltaren Gel, 1% of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Health.

Image Credit: Pixabay

Image Credit: Pixabay

Cipla Limited has announced that it has received final approval for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Diclofenac Sodium Topical Gel, 1% from the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA).

Cipla’s Diclofenac Sodium Topical Gel, 1% is AB-rated generic therapeutic equivalent to the reference listed drug (RLD), Voltaren Gel, 1% of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Health. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug indicated for the relief of the pain of osteoarthritis of joints amenable to topical treatment, such as the knees and those of the hands.

According to IQVIA (IMS Health), Voltaren Gel and its generic equivalents had US sales of approximately $353M for the 12-month period ending June 2018. The product will be available for shipping in the US in the upcoming week.

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