Mumbai, Baltimore: Pharma major Lupin announced that it has received tentative approval for its Dimethyl Fumarate Delayed Release Capsules, 120 mg and 240 mg from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a generic version of Biogen, Inc’s Tecfidera Capsules, 120 mg and 240 mg.
Lupin’s Dimethyl Fumarate Delayed Release Capsules, 120 mg and 240 mg is the generic version of Biogen, Inc’s Tecfidera Capsules, 120 mg and 240 mg. It is indicated for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis.
Tecfidera Capsules, 120 mg and 240 mg had annual sales of approximately USD $3,545.4 million in the US (IQVIA MAT September 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.
Lupin is the 13th largest generics pharmaceutical company in terms of market capitalization (30th September 2018, Bloomberg) and the 8th largest generics pharmaceutical company in terms of revenues (30th June 2018, Bloomberg LTM) globally. The Company is the 3rd largest pharmaceutical player in the US by prescriptions for the Total Market (IQVIA MAT September 2018); 3rd largest Indian pharmaceutical company by global revenues (30th June 2018, Bloomberg LTM); 6th largest generic pharmaceutical player in Japan (IQVIA MAT September 2018) and 5th largest company in the Indian Pharmaceutical Market (IQVIA MAT September 2018).
For the financial year ended 31st March, 2018, Lupin’s Consolidated sales and Net profits before exceptional items were at Rs. 155,598 million (USD 2.41 billion) and Rs. 13,934 million (USD 216 million) respectively. Please visit http://www.lupin.com for more information. You could also follow us on Twitter – www.twitter.com/lupinglobal
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Tecfidera® is a registered trademark of Biogen MA Inc