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Lupin launches Doxercalciferol Injection
Mumbai, Baltimore, December 19, 2019: Pharma major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced the launch of Doxercalciferol Injection, 4 mcg/2 mL (2 mcg/mL) Multi-dose Vials, having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA) earlier.
Lupin’s Doxercalciferol Injection, 4 mcg/2 mL (2 mcg/mL) Multi-dose Vials, is the therapeutic generic equivalent of Sanofi Genzyme’s Hectorol® Injection, 4 mcg/2 mL (2 mcg/mL) Multi-dose Vials. It is indicated for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in adult patients with CKD on dialysis.
Doxercalciferol Injection, 4 mcg/2 mL (2 mcg/mL) Multi-dose Vials, (RLD: Hectorol®) had an annual sales of approximately USD 132 million in the U.S. (IQVIA MAT October 2019).
About Lupin Limited
Lupin is an innovation led transnational pharmaceutical company developing and delivering a wide range of branded and generic formulations, biosimilar 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 8th largest generics pharmaceutical company by revenues (June 30, 2019, Bloomberg LTM). The Company is the 3rd largest pharmaceutical player in the US by prescriptions (IQVIA MAT September 2019); 3rd largest Indian pharmaceutical company by global revenues (June 30, 2019, Bloomberg LTM) and 6th largest company in the Indian pharmaceutical market (IQVIA MAT September 2019).
For the financial year ended March 31, 2019, Lupin’s Consolidated sales and Net profits before exceptional items were at INR 163,694 million (USD 2.34 billion) and INR 9,466 million (USD 136 million) respectively. Please visit http://www.lupin.com for more information. You could also follow us on Twitter at – www.twitter.com/lupinglobal
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Hectorol® is a registered trademark of Genzyme Corporation