Navigation Links
Ranbaxy Gets USFDA Nod For Simvastatin

Pharma major Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd has received approval from the USFDA for manufacturing and marketing cholesterol-lowering Simvastatin Tablets in the US market. //

The company said it has received the approval for marketing the drug in strengths of 80mg with 180 day exclusivity.

Simvastatin, currently marketed as 'Zocor' in the US, has been found to be bioequivalent by the FDA Office of Generic Drugs. The total annualized market sales for Simvastatin is 4.6 billion dollars, out of which the 80mg strength accounts for 513 million dollars.

"We anticipate significant benefits and value from our Simvastatin formulation to both patients and prescribers," Ranbaxy CEO and Managing Director Malvinder Mohan Singh said.

The drug is indicated in the treatment of patients with coronary heart disease, hypercholesterolemia requiring modifications of lipid profiles and adolescent patients with Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HeFH).

"We expect to launch Simvastatin 80mg on an exclusive basis immediately. We believe that by offering an affordably priced generic alternative, we will have a positive impact on the cost of healthcare for patients who have or are at high risk of coronary heart disease," Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc Vice President of sales and marketing Jim Meehan said.

(Source:PTI News)

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:

(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 27, 2016 , ... Quality metrics are proliferating in cancer care, and are ... the eye of the beholder, according to experts who offered insights and commentary in ... Managed Care. For the full issue, click here . , For the American ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... Lake Orion, Clarkston, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June ... ... direction with respect to fertility once they have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These ... tolerable intercourse but they also require a comprehensive approach that can help for ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency ... named Dr. Sesan Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. ... Director of our new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... A recent article published June 14 on E ... goes on to state that individuals are now more comfortable seeking to undergo not ... as calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles area medical group, Beverly Hills Physicians ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 20 ... by their peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of ... honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- Research and Markets has announced ... Applications, Technologies, Forecasts" report to their offering. ... Smart Skin, Structural Health Monitoring, Composite Smart Structures, ... involves electronic and/or electrical components and circuits that ... such as vehicle bodies or conformally placed upon ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. , June ... -based mobile pulmonary function testing company, is now able to ... devices developed by ndd Medical Technologies , Inc. ... done in hospital-based labs.  Thanks to ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ... , can get any needed testing done in the comfort of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016   Pulmatrix, Inc ., (NASDAQ: ... drugs, announced today that it was added to the ... its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes ... important milestone for Pulmatrix," said Chief Executive Officer ... our progress in developing drugs for crucial unmet medical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: