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Lupin launches Mycophenolate Mofetil tablets in US

The newly launched product is the generic equivalent of CellCept tablets of Roche Palo Alto LLC.

December 29, 2020 / 03:31 PM IST

Drug firm Lupin on Tuesday announced launch of Mycophenolate Mofetil tablets, used to help prevent the body from rejecting organ transplant, in the US.

The newly launched product is the generic equivalent of CellCept tablets of Roche Palo Alto LLC.

It is indicated for the prophylaxis of organ rejection in recipients of allogeneic kidney, heart or liver transplants, and should be used in combination with other immunosuppressants.

In a regulatory filing, Lupin announced launch of "Mycophenolate Mofetil tablets USP, 500 mg, after Lupin's alliance partner Concord Biotech received an approval... from the United States Food and Drug Administration".

Quoting IQVIA MAT October 2020 data, Lupin said Mycophenolate Mofetil tablets USP had an annual sales of approximately USD 87 million in the US.
PTI
first published: Dec 29, 2020 03:31 pm

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