Lupin receives FDA approval for Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets USP
Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 07-03-2019 18:00:00 IST
Pharma major Lupin has received approval for its Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets USP, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, and 80 mg, from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a generic version of Pfizer Inc’s Lipitor® Tablets, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg and 80 mg.
Lupin’s Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets USP 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, and 80 mg, is the generic version of Pfizer Inc’s Lipitor® Tablets, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg and 80 mg. It is indicated to lower cholesterol in blood for adults and children over 10 years of age. Atorvastatin is also prescribed to lower the risk for heart attack, stroke in patients with cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and other risk factors such as eye problems, kidney diseases or high blood pressure.
Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets USP, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, and 80 mg had annual sales of approximately USD 696 million in the US (IQVIA MAT December 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.