Alembic Pharma gets USFDA nod for Dorzolamide Hydrochloride, Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Solution to treat glaucoma
Vadodara: Drug major, Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited, has recently announced that the company has received final approval from the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Dorzolamide Hydrochloride and Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Solution USP, 2% and 0.5%.
The approved ANDA is therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug product (RLD), Cosopt Ophthalmic Solution, 2% and 0.5%, of Akorn Operating Company LLC.
Dorzolamide Hydrochloride and Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Solution is a combination of dorzolamide hydrochloride carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, and timolol maleate, a beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agent, indicated for the reduction of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension who are insufficiently responsive to beta-blockers.
Dorzolamide Hydrochloride and Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Solution USP, 2% and 0.5% has an estimated market size of US$ 80 million for twelve months ending December 2020 according to IQVIA.
Alembic has a cumulative total of 143 ANDA approvals (125 final approvals and 18 tentative approvals) from USFDA.
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited is a vertically integrated research and development pharmaceutical company headquartered in Gujarat.