• Lupin receives tentative U.S. FDA approval for Fosaprepitant for Injection

    • May 8, 2019
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    Pharma major Lupin Limited (Lupin) has received tentative approval for its Fosaprepitant for Injection, 150 mg Single-Dose Vial, from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a generic version of Emend for Injection, 150 mg Single-Dose Vial, of Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. (Merck).

    Lupin’s Fosaprepitant for Injection, 150 mg Single-Dose Vial, is the generic version of Merck’s Emend for Injection, 150 mg Single-Dose Vial. It is 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, had annual sales of approximately USD 312 million in the US (IQVIA MAT March 2019).

    Shares of LUPIN LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.856.4 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 870. The total number of shares traded during the day was 64586 in over 1307 trades.

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