Mumbai, Baltimore, September 15, 2021: Global pharma major Lupin Limited (Lupin) today announced the launch of the authorized generic version of Duexis® (ibuprofen and famotidine) Tablets, 800 mg/26.6 mg, of Horizon Medicines LLC.
Ibuprofen and Famotidine Tablets, 800 mg/26.6 mg, are indicated for the relief of signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and to decrease the risk of developing upper gastrointestinal ulcers, which in the clinical trials was defined as a gastric and/or duodenal ulcer in patients who are taking ibuprofen for those indications.
Ibuprofen and Famotidine Tablets (RLD: Duexis®) had estimated annual sales of USD 765 million in the U.S. (IQVIA MAT July 2021).
Lupin is an innovation-led transnational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai, India. The Company develops and commercializes a wide range of branded and generic formulations, biotechnology products and APIs in over 100 markets in the U.S., India, South Africa and across Asia Pacific (APAC), Latin America (LATAM), Europe and Middle-East regions.
The Company enjoys leadership position in the cardiovascular, anti-diabetic, and respiratory segments and has significant presence in the anti-infective, gastro-intestinal (GI), central nervous system (CNS) and women’s health areas. Lupin is the third largest pharmaceutical company in the U.S. by prescriptions. The company invested 9.6% of its revenue on research and development in FY21.
Lupin has 15 manufacturing sites, 7 research centres, more than 20,000 professionals working globally, and has been consistently recognized as a ‘Great Place to Work’ in the Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals sector.
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Duexis® is a registered trademark of Horizon Medicines LLC.