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Mumbai, Baltimore, January 06, 2015: Pharma Major Lupin Limited announced today that its US subsidiary,
Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. (collectively Lupin) has launched its Valsartan Tablets USP, 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg and
320 mg, the generic for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation’s (Novartis) Diovan® Tablets 40 mg, 80 mg, 160
mg and 320 mg strengths, having received final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration
Lupin's Valsartan Tablets 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg and 320 mg are the AB rated generic equivalent of Novartis’s
Diovan® Tablets and is indicated for the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
Diovan® Tablets had annual U.S sales of US$ 2.08 billion (IMS MAT September, 2014).
About Lupin Limited
Lupin is an innovation led transnational pharmaceutical company producing and developing a wide range of
branded and generic formulations as well as 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 positions in the Anti-TB and Cephalosporin segment.
Lupin is the 5th largest and fastest growing top 5 generics player in the US (5.3% market share by prescriptions,
IMS Health) and the 3rd largest Indian pharmaceutical company by sales. The Company is also amongst the top
10 generic pharmaceutical players in Japan and South Africa (IMS). For the financial year ended March 2014,
Lupin's Consolidated revenues and Profit after tax were Rs. 110,866 million (USD 1.83 billion) and Rs. 18,364
million (USD 304 million) respectively. Please visit http://www.lupin.com for more information.
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About Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is dedicated to delivering high-quality,
affordable generic medicines and branded formulations trusted by healthcare professionals and patients across
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