Lupin launches generic Potassium Chloride Oral Solution USP

Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 04-10-2018 17:10:00 IST

Pharma major Lupin launched Potassium Chloride Oral Solution USP, 20 mEq/15mL (10%) and 40 mEq/15 mL (20%), having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier.

Lupin’s Potassium Chloride Oral Solution USP, 20 mEq/15mL (10%) and 40 mEq/15 mL (20%), is the generic equivalent of Genus Lifesciences, Inc.’s Potassium Chloride Oral Solution. It is indicated for the treatment and prophylaxis of hypokalemia with or without metabolicalkalosis, in patients for whom dietary management with potassium-rich foods and/or diureticdose reduction is insufficient.

Potassium Chloride Oral Solution USP, 20 mEq/15mL (10%) and 40 mEq/15 mL (20%), had annual sales of approximately USD 184.95 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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