Ahmedabad: Drugmaker, Zydus Cadila, today announced that the company's subsidiary has received tentative approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for its new drug application for Sitagliptin base 25, 50 and 100 mg tablets.
Zydus' Sitagliptin base contains the active moiety Sitagliptin in a different form than used in the branded reference product, Januvia (Sitagliptin Phosphate). On October 31, 2020, Zydus filed a New Drug Application (NDA) under Section 505(b)(2) of the Federal Food and Drug Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) with the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) seeking approval to market Sitagliptin base 25, 50 and 100 mg tablets.
Zydus' NDA received tentative approval upon completion of the first review cycle on September 2, 2021.
Zydus Cadila is a global pharmaceutical company headquartered in Ahmedabad, India.