Navigation Links
Ranbaxy gets US FDA approval for Lisinopril

Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc (RPI) has received a tentative approval from the US FDA for Lisinopril tablets. Lisinopril is recommended for hypertension, either alone for initial therapy or with other classes of anti-hypertenive agents. It is also used as adjunctive therapy in the management of heart failure and patients who do not respond to diuretics. //

However it expects to launch the product only in June 2002, when the original patent expires on the drug, Zestril. Zestril is a registered trademark of Astra Zeneca UK Ltd. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, RPI expects to be able to access retail pharmacy outlets, wholesalers, hospitals and generic distributors in the US, only post - June 2002.

Sales in 2000 for Lisinopril touched $ 1.2 billion. It is sold under two brands in the US market , of which Zestril alone sold $ 0.66 billion in 2000. The tentative approval has been given for a single entity form of Lisinopril. An Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) submission by Ranbaxy, for Lisinopril and Hydrochlorithizide is still outstanding and pending approval from the US FDA.

The tentative US FDA approval has been given for Lisinopril tablets USP 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg 20 mg and 40 mg. Based on kinetic studies, it has been deemed to be a bio-equivalent and therapeutically equivalent to Zestril tablets. The tentatively approved formulation is the result of R&D efforts that focussed on the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient and the bio-equivalent formulation, both of which were developed in-house.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

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


(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Apple ... care services, staged a mock evacuation of the facility as part of a disaster ... Fire 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)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “The Journey: From the ... danger possible to save lost souls in the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains ... a dedicated teacher of the Bible. She has taught all ages and currently teaches ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one of the largest and ... plans to open a flagship location in Covington, LA at 401 N. U.S. Highway ... store next to Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping center. Its location allows ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Asante, a nationally recognized health system in ... existing home health joint venture through an agreement, effective October 1, 2017, to ... home health company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, for the past eight ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/10/2017)... -- NDS received FDA 510(k) clearance in May 2017 for its highly ... designed for endoscopy environments. An innovative secondary monitor solution, ZeroWire ... support the improvement of patient outcomes, procedural efficiency, and the lowering ... ... ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... 4, 2017  South Korean-based healthcare product Development Company ... "cprCUBE" on Kickstarter. The device will educate the user ... with better efficiency compared to the dated and pricey ... on efficacy of the compression for a more informed ... goal to raise $5,000. ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2017  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... third quarter of 2017 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. ... day with the investment community and media to further ... call will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern time. Investors, ... webcast of the conference call through a link that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: