Mumbai, Baltimore: Pharma major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced the launch of Fosaprepitant for Injection, 150 mg Single-Dose Vial, having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA) earlier.
Fosaprepitant for Injection, 150 mg Single-Dose Vial, is the generic equivalent of Emend® for Injection, 150 mg Single-Dose Vial, of Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. (Merck), indicated for adults in combination with other antiemetic agents, for the prevention of:
- Acute and delayed nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of highly emetogenic cancer chemotherapy (HEC) including high-dose cisplatin.
- Delayed nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of moderately emetogenic cancer chemotherapy (MEC).
Fosaprepitant for Injection, 150 mg Single-Dose Vial, (RLD: Emend®) had annual sales of approximately USD 136 million in the U.S. (IQVIA MAT July 2020).
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 3rd largest pharmaceutical company in the U.S. by prescriptions and 5th in India by global revenues. The Company invests 9.6 % of its revenues on research and development.
Lupin has fifteen manufacturing sites, seven research centers, 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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