Navigation Links
Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. Receives Chinese SFDA Approval for Laonian Kechuan Tablets

Launch Scheduled for November 2008

CHENGDU, China, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical, Co., Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: TYNP), a manufacturer and supplier of modernized traditional Chinese medicine ("TCM") based in Chengdu, China, today announced that the Company has received approval from the Chinese State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) to produce Laonian Kechuan Tablets in the dosage form of 0.25 gram/tablet (SFDA approval number Z20083360). The Company plans to launch Laonian Kechuan Tablets in the domestic market and begin recording revenue in November 2008.

Laonian Kechuan Tablets is a TCM drug that effectively treats asthma in people aged 60 or above. According to Chinese SFDA statistics, the market size in China for asthma drugs exceeded $580 million in 2004. Due to the low toxicity and high efficacy, TCM's for asthma have proven to be more readily accepted by patients, and currently comprise over 75% share of the retail market segment for long-term asthma drug users.

The fifth national census reveals that the population 60 years of age and older in China is about 144 million, accounting for one fifth of the world's total. According to China's epidemiology survey, the asthma incident rate among those 60 or above is close to 2.6%. The clinical trials showed that Tianyin's Laonian Kechuan Tablets can effectively boost immunity and improve the recovery of elder patients with asthma. The drug is also effective in treating chronic bronchitis and related indications such as physical weakness.

"We are very pleased to announce the approval of Laonian Kechuan Tablets from the Chinese SFDA, another milestone of our portfolio development which currently includes 37 drugs addressing a number of popular indications," Dr. Jiang, Chairman and CEO of Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc., commented. "The recent new drug approvals we have received confirm our ability of getting drugs through the SFDA approval process. Our broad development pipeline has 48 drugs in different stages of the approval process and we are optimistic that additional drugs will be approved and start to record revenue in near future."

"We expect to begin production of Laonian Kechuan Tablets by late September and will leverage our national distribution network, including over 700 salespeople, to ensure a successful commercialization of this new drug beginning in November, 2008. Currently we maintain the capacity to produce approximately 1 million tablets of this product monthly. As China's elderly population is rising so rapidly, we anticipate this new drug will be another significant contributor to growth of our revenue and net income," concluded Dr. Jiang.

About Tianyin Pharmaceuticals

Tianyin is a manufacturer and supplier of modernized Traditional Chinese Medicine ("TCM") in China. It was established in 1994 and acquired by the current management team in August 2003. It has a comprehensive product portfolio of 33 modernized TCMs and 4 generic western medicines in the market, 22 of which are listed in the highly selective National Medicine Catalog of the National Medical Insurance Program. Tianyin owns and operates two GMP manufacturing facilities and an R&D platform supported by leading Chinese academic institutions. The Company has a pipeline of 48 pharmaceutical products pending approval. Tianyin has an extensive nationwide distribution network throughout China with a sales force of 720 salespeople. Tianyin is headquartered in Chengdu, Sichuan Province with two manufacturing facilities and a total of 1,384 employees. Tianyin achieved revenue of $20.4 million and net income of $3.95 million in FY2007 ending June 30, 2007. For more information about Tianyin Pharmaceuticals, please visit .

Safe Harbor Statement

The Statements which are not historical facts contained in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve certain risks and uncertainties including but not limited to risks associated with the uncertainty of future financial results, additional financing requirements, development of new products, government approval processes, the impact of competitive products or pricing, technological changes, the effect of economic conditions and other uncertainties detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

For more information, please contact:

For the Company:

Allen Tang, Ph.D., MBA, Assistant to the CEO


Tel: +86-158-2122-5642



HC International, Inc.

Alan Sheinwald


Tel: +1-914-669-0222


SOURCE Tianyin Pharmaceutical, Co., Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Viscorp, Inc. Announces Name Change to Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co Inc. and Begins Trading Under the Ticker OTC BB: TYNP
2. Tianyin Pharmaceutical to Present at Roth Third Annual China Discovery Tour in Beijing on May 20, 2008 at 12:40 p.m. Beijing Time
3. Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. to Host Fiscal Year 2008 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call on Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. EDT
4. Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results
5. Tianyin Pharmaceutical Signs Over 60 New Distribution Agreements with 15 Regional Distributors
6. Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. Completes Production for Earthquake
7. Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. Receives Chinese SFDA Approval for Simvastatin Tablets
8. Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. Announces Trading Symbol Error and Correction
9. Mylan Commences Tender Offers and Consent Solicitations for Its 5.750% Senior Notes Due 2010 and 6.375% Senior Notes Due 2015 in Connection With Its Proposed Acquisition of Mercks Generic Pharmaceutical Business
10. Arena Pharmaceuticals to Present at the NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference
11. Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces FDA Approval to Market Generic Version of Zyloprim(R)
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... CBD College ... Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) awarded accreditation to its Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. CBD ... colleges, as only one of twelve colleges and universities in the state of California ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 27, 2015 , ... Avid collector, Andrew Hawley from Vintage Rock Posters, announces ... This is one of Joplin's most famous and beautiful concert posters. The concert was ... in Ann Arbor. The According to Hawley, "It is hard to believe that Joplin's ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Inevitably when people think Thanksgiving, they also think ... during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday massage chair sales to receive ... high and low to find the best massage chair deals, they can see all ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute today ... dose form selection in early phase drug development. The first of these is ... together the UK’s emerging life sciences companies, corporate partners, and investors, at Milton ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... WorldCare International, Inc., the ... 61st annual Employee Benefits Conference. The Employee Benefits Conference was hosted by the ... Wednesday, November 11th, 2015. The conference was held at the Hawaii Convention Center ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/27/2015)... Research and Markets ( ) has announced the ... report to their offering. ... author the present scenario and growth prospects of the ... market size, the report considers revenue generated from the ... copper IUDs. The report forecasts the global intrauterine devices ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , 26 november 2015 AAIPharma ... de geplande investering aan van ten minste ... laboratoria en het mondiale hoofdkantoor in ... zal resulteren in extra kantoorruimte en extra ... de groeiende behoeften van de farmaceutische en ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... Research and Markets ( ) has announced ... Outlook to 2019 - Rise in Cardiac Disorders and Growing ... to their offering. Boston ... scientific and others. --> The market ... Boston scientific and others. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: