Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Lupin receives FDA approval for generic version Vidaza®

01 March 2019 | News

It is a generic version of Celgene Corporation’s Vidaza®

Pharma major Lupin announced that it has received approval for its Azacitidine for Injection, 100 mg Single-Dose Vial from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a generic version of Celgene Corporation’s Vidaza®.

It is indicated for treatment of patients with the following French-American-British (FAB) myelodysplastic syndrome subtypes: refractory anemia (RA) or refractory anemia with ringed sideroblasts (if accompanied by neutropenia or thrombocytopenia or requiring transfusions), refractory anemia with excess blasts (RAEB), refractory anemia with excess blasts in transformation (RAEB-T), and chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMMoL).

Azacitidine for Injection, 100 mg Single-Dose Vial had annual sales of approximately USD 112 million in the US (IQVIA MAT December 2018).

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