Zydus Cadila gets USFDA tentative nod to market Parkinson's disease drug
Ahmedabad: Zydus Cadila has received tentative approval from the USFDA to market Carbidopa and Levodopa Extended-Release Capsules (US RLD - Rytary®) in the strengths of 23.75 mg/95 mg, 36.25 mg/145 mg, 48.75 mg/195 mg, and 61.25 mg/245 mg.
This medication is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (such as shakiness, stiffness, difficulty moving) or Parkinson-like conditions.
The drug will be manufactured at the group's formulation the manufacturing facility at SEZ, Ahmedabad.
The group now has 295 approvals and has so far filed over 390 ANDAs since the commencement of the filing process in FY 2003-04.
Zydus Cadila is a global pharmaceutical company headquartered in Ahmedabad, India. The company discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of healthcare therapies.
The group has manufacturing sites and research facilities spread across five states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Himachal Pradesh and Sikkim in India and in the US and Brazil.