Lupin launches generic Drospirenone, Ethinyl Estradiol, Levomefolate Calcium Tablets

Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 27-08-2018 14:45:00 IST

Pharma major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced the launch of Drospirenone, Ethinyl Estradiol, Levomefolate Calcium Tablets 3 mg/0.02 mg/0.451 mg and 0.451 mg (EQ Beyaz®), having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier.

Lupin’s Drospirenone, Ethinyl Estradiol, Levomefolate Calcium Tablets, 3 mg/0.02 mg/0.451 mg and 0.451 mg, are the generic equivalent of Bayer’s Beyaz® Tablets. It is indicated for use by women to prevent pregnancy; treat symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) for women who choose to use an oral contraceptive for contraception; treat moderate acne for women at least 14 years old; and raise folate levels in women who choose to use an oral contraceptive for contraception.

Drospirenone, Ethinyl Estradiol and Levomefolate Calcium Tablets and Levomefolate Calcium Tablets, 3 mg/0.02 mg/0.451 mg and 0.451 mg had annual sales of approximately USD 80.8 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 (301h June 2018, Bloomberg) and revenues (31" 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 (31' March 2018, Bloomberg LTM); 5th largest generic pharmaceutical player in Japan and 5th largest company in the Indian Pharmaceutical Market (IQVIA MAT June 2018).For the financial year ended 31st March, 2018, Lupin's Consolidated sales and Net profits before exceptional items were at Rs. 155,598 million (USD 2.41 billion) and Rs. 13,934 million (USD 216 million) respectively.


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