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Zydus gets USFDA's final approval for Lacosamide injection

Lacosamide injection is used to treat partial-onset seizures.

June 30, 2022 / 05:43 PM IST
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Ahmedabad-based Zydus Lifesciences Limited on June 30 received the final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market Lacosamide injection, used to treat partial-onset seizures.

Lacosamide injection also used with other medicines to treat primary generalised tonic-clonic seizures.

"It acts on the Central Nervous System (CNS) to reduce the number and severity of seizures. The drug will be manufactured at the group’s injectables manufacturing facility at Jarod, India," Zydus lifesciences said.

As per IQVIA, Lacosamide Injection has a market size of $50 million.
Ayushman Kumar Covers health and pharma for MoneyControl.
first published: Jun 30, 2022 05:43 pm
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