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Aurobindo Pharma arm gets USFDA nod for Azacitidine for Injection to treat myelodysplastic syndrome
The product is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with the following FAB myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) subtypes.
Hyderabad: Aurobindo Pharma Limited today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary company, Eugia Pharma Specialities Limited, has received a final approval from the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) to manufacture and market Azacitidine for Injection, 100 mg Single-Dose Vial.Azacitidine for Injection, 100 mg Single-Dose Vial, to be bioequivalent and therapeutically...
Hyderabad: Aurobindo Pharma Limited today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary company, Eugia Pharma Specialities Limited, has received a final approval from the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) to manufacture and market Azacitidine for Injection, 100 mg Single-Dose Vial.
Azacitidine for Injection, 100 mg Single-Dose Vial, to be bioequivalent and therapeutically equivalent to the Reference Listed Drug (RLD), Vidaza for Injection, 100 mg Single-Dose Vial, of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.
The product is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with the following FAB myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) subtypes:
o Refractory Anemia (RA) or Refractory Anemia with Ringed Sideroblasts (RARS) (if accompanied by neutropenia or thrombocytopenia or requiring transfusions),
o Refractory Anemia with Excess Blasts (RAEB),
o Refractory Anemia with Excess Blasts in Transformation (RAEB-T),
o Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMMoL).
The product is expected to be launched by this month. The approved product has an estimated market size of around US$ 46 million for the twelve months ending November 2022, according to IQVIA.
This is the 153 rd ANDA (including 10 tentative approvals received) out of Eugia Pharma Speciality Group (EPSG) facilities, manufacturing both oral and sterile specialty products.
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Aurobindo Pharma Limited is an integrated global pharmaceutical company headquartered in Hyderabad, India. The Company develops, manufactures, and commercializes a wide range of generic pharmaceuticals, branded specialty pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients globally in over 150 countries.
The company has 24 manufacturing and packaging facilities that are approved by leading regulatory agencies including USFDA, UK MHRA, EDQM, Japan PMDA, WHO, Health Canada, South Africa MCC, Brazil ANVISA. The company’s product portfolio is spread over 7 major therapeutic/product areas encompassing CNS, AntiRetroviral, CVS, Antibiotics, Gastroenterological, Anti-Diabetics and Anti-Allergic, supported by a strong R&D set-up.
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