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Lupin Launches Leflunomide Tablets USP
Mumbai, Baltimore, September 2, 2020: Pharma major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced the launch of Leflunomide Tablets USP, 10 mg and 20 mg, having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA) earlier. The product would be manufactured at Lupin’s Pithampur (Unit I) facility in India.
Leflunomide Tablets USP, 10 mg and 20 mg, is the generic equivalent of Arava® Tablets, 10 mg and 20 mg, of Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC., and is indicated for the treatment of adults with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Leflunomide Tablets USP (RLD: Arava®) had an annual sales of approximately USD 42 million in the U.S. (IQVIA MAT June 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 third largest pharmaceutical company in the U.S. by prescriptions and 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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Arava® is a registered trademark of Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH (German subsidiary of Sanofi-Aventis)