Navigation Links
Ranbaxy Gets FDA Approval for Depression Drug

India's drug major Ranbaxy Laboratories has received the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s final approval to manufacture// and market its formulation for the treatment of major depressive disorders in adults.

Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (RPI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited (RLL), announced Friday that FDA approval permitted the Indian company to make Sertraline Hydrochloride tablets in five doses from 25 mg to 200 mg.

FDA's Office of Generic Drugs has determined the Ranbaxy formulation to be bioequivalent and have the same therapeutic effect as that of the reference listed drug Zoloft(r) of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Inc., it said.

Total annual market sales for Sertraline Hydrochloride Tablets are estimated at $3.07 billion.

'We are pleased to receive this final approval for Sertraline Hydrochloride Tablets. Ranbaxy now offers both solid and liquid dosage forms for this molecule that has established its utility and value in major depressive disorder. This product formulation will be launched immediately,' said Jim Meehan, vice president of Sales and Marketing for RPI.

RPI based in Jacksonville, Florida, is engaged in the sale and distribution of generic and branded prescription products in the US healthcare system.

Ranbaxy's continued focus on R&D has resulted in several approvals in developed markets and significant progress in New Drug Discovery Research. The company's foray into Novel Drug Delivery Systems has led to proprietary 'platform technologies', resulting in a number of products under development, it said.

Source-IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Ranbaxy joins hand with Cipla to co-market ciprofloxacin
2. Ranbaxy gets US FDA approval for Lisinopril
3. Ranbaxy Labs Entry Into Anti-Acne Market
4. Ranbaxy trying to make inroads in herbal drugs market
5. Lamivudine Manufactured By Ranbaxy gets the nod from the US FDA
6. Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc awarded the prestigious outstanding supplier award received from Wal-Mart
7. Ranbaxy opens Drug discovery centre in Gurgaon
8. Ranbaxy Laboratories All Set To Export Bird Flu Vaccines
9. SRL Ranbaxy offers quicker bird flu diagnostic test
10. Diagnostic Test Launched by Ranbaxy for En Masse Screening of Bird Flu
11. Ranbaxy Launches Once-a-day Inhaler For Asthma Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Apple Rehab ... services, staged a mock evacuation of the facility as part of a disaster drill ... Department, Echo Hose EMS and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well as the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s ... Alexandria Park in Milford, NJ. This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s ... The fun run is geared towards children of all ages; it is a ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field”: the story ... the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field” is the creation ... has taught all ages and currently teaches a class of ladies at her church, ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one ... U.S., announced today its plans to open a flagship location in Covington, LA at ... former Rooms To Go store next to Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... a leader in post-acute health care, have expanded their existing home health joint ... Health. , AccentCare has been operating a joint venture home health company with ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/4/2017)... SEOUL, South Korea , Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... launched its next-generation CPR training aide "cprCUBE" on Kickstarter. ... of chest compression during cardiac arrests with better efficiency ... patient-mannequins. It also offers real-time feedback on efficacy of ... The crowdfunding campaign has a goal to raise ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) will ... 2017 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Lilly will also ... investment community and media to further detail the company,s ... at 9 a.m. Eastern time. Investors, media and the ... conference call through a link that will be posted ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... CHICAGO , Sept. 28, 2017 Hill-Rom ... quarter 2017 earnings conference call and webcast on Friday, ... 8:00 a.m. (EDT) and ending at approximately 8:30 a.m. ... to discussing the company,s 2017 financial performance and guidance ... growth opportunities, initiatives to enhance operational performance, and long-range ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: