Cipla receives final approval for generic version of Eli Lilly & Co.’s Adcirca® (Tadalafil Tablets 20mg)

Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 07-02-2019 10:05:00 IST

Cipla Limited has received final approval for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Tadalafil Tablets 20mg from the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA).

Cipla’s Tadalafil Tablets 20mg is AB-rated generic therapeutic equivalent version of Eli Lilly & Co.’s Adcirca ®. It is a phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) inhibitor indicated for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) (WHO Group 1) to improve exercise ability. According to IQVIA (IMS Health), Adcirca® and its generic equivalents had US sales of approximately $490M for the 12-month period ending November 2018.

About Cipla:

Established in 1935, Cipla is a global pharmaceutical company focused on agile and sustainable growth, complex generics, and deepening portfolio in its home markets of India, South Africa, North America, and key regulated and emerging markets. Its strengths in the respiratory, anti-retroviral, urology, cardiology and CNS segments are well-known. Its 44 manufacturing sites around the world produce 50+ dosage forms and 1,500+ products using cutting-edge technology platforms to cater to our 80+ markets.

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