Lupin launches generic Clobetasol Propionate Ointment USP 0.05% in the US

Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 09-10-2018 18:35:00 IST

Pharma major Lupin launches Clobetasol Propionate Ointment USP 0.05%, having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier.

Lupin’s Clobetasol Propionate Ointment USP, 0.05% is the generic equivalent of Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s Temovate Ointment, 0.05%. It is a super-high potency corticosteroid indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Clobetasol Propionate Ointment USP 0.05% had annual sales of approximately USD 93.4 million in the US (IQVIA MAT June 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.


Lupin is the 8th largest generics pharmaceutical company both in terms of market capitalization (30th June 2018, Bloomberg) and revenues (31st March 2018, Bloomberg LTM) globally. The Company is the 4th largest pharmaceutical player in the US by prescriptions (IQVIA MAT June 2018); 3rd largest Indian pharmaceutical company by global revenues (31st March 2018, Bloomberg LTM); 6th largest generic pharmaceutical player in Japan and 5th largest company in the Indian Pharmaceutical Market (IQVIA MAT June 2018).


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