Lupin launches generic Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP in the US

Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 12-11-2018 17:40:00 IST

Pharma major Lupin announced the launch of Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier.

Lupin’s Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL is the generic equivalent of Glaxosmithkline LLC’s Mepron® oral suspension 750 mg/5 mL. It is indicated for the prevention of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneuomonia (PCP) in adults and adolescents aged 13 years and older who cannot tolerate trimethoprimsulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX). It is also for the treatment of mild-to-moderate PCP in adults and adolescents aged 13 years and older who cannot tolerate TMP- SMX.


Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL had annual sales of approximately USD 119 million in the US (IQVIA MAT September 2018).

About Lupin Limited:

Lupin is an innovation led transnational pharmaceutical company developing and delivering a wide range of branded &generic formulations, biotechnology products and APIs globally. The Company is a significant player in the Cardiovascular, Diabetology, Asthma, Pediatric, CNS, GI, Anti-Infective and NSAID space and holds global leadership position in the Anti-TB segment.


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