Navigation Links
Lupin Announces Launch of Generic KEPPRA XR® Tablets

BALTIMORE, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LPI) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted final approval for the Company's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) to market a generic version of UCB's KEPPRA XR tablets.  Commercial shipment of the product has commenced.

Lupin's levetiracetam 500 mg and 750 mg extended-release tablets are the AB-rated generic equivalent of KEPPRA XR, an antiepileptic drug indicated for adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures in patients >/= 16 years of age with epilepsy.  KEPPRA XR tablets had annual sales of approximately $161 million for the twelve months ended June 2011 based on IMS Health sales data.

About Lupin

Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Lupin Limited is an innovation led transnational pharmaceutical company producing a wide range of quality, affordable generic and branded formulations and APIs.  The Company today has significant market share in Cardiovasculars, Diabetology, Asthma, Pediatrics, CNS, GI, Anti-Infectives and NSAIDs in addition holding global leadership positions in the Anti-TB and Cephalosporins space.

Today, Lupin is the 5th largest and fastest growing generics player in the US (by prescriptions), the only Asian company to achieve that distinction.  The company is also the fastest growing top 10 pharmaceutical player in India, Japan and South Africa. (IMS Health)

For the financial year ended March 2011, Lupin's Consolidated Revenues and Profit after Tax were Rs. 57,068 million (USD 1.28 Billion) and Rs. 8,626 million (USD 193 million) respectively.  Please visit for more information about Lupin Ltd.

Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is the U.S. wholly owned subsidiary of Lupin Limited.  Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is dedicated to delivering high-quality, affordable generic medicines and branded formulations trusted by healthcare professionals and patients across geographies.  For more information, visit

Safe Harbor Statement under the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995:

This release contains forward-looking statements that involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such statements. Many of these risks, uncertainties and other factors include failure of clinical trials, delays in development, registration and product approvals, changes in the competitive environment, increased government control over pricing, fluctuations in the capital and foreign exchange markets and the ability to maintain patent and other intellectual property protection. The information presented in this release represents management's expectations and intentions as of this date. Lupin expressly disavows any obligation to update the information presented in this release

*Keppra XR® is a registered trademark of the UCB Group of Companies.

For More Information:
Contact: Edith St-Hilaire
Director of Marketing
(410) 576-2000

SOURCE Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Lupin Receives Final Approval to Market Generic Ultram® ER
2. Eli Lilly India and Lupin Announce Strategic Collaboration to Help Fight the Battle Against Diabetes
3. Lupin Launches Additional Strengths of Generic Lotrel® Capsules
4. Lupin Announces Launch of Generic Levaquin® Tablets
5. HDMA Honors Lupin with DIANA Award for Best Overall Generic Manufacturer
6. Warner Chilcott Announces Settlement with Lupin of Loestrin® 24 Fe and Femcon® Fe Patent Litigations
7. Lupin Expands Branded Play
8. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at UBS Global Life Sciences Conference
9. Main Street Capital Announces New Portfolio Investment
10. Boston Scientific Names Michael F. Mahoney as Company President, Announces CEO Transition Plan
11. ResMed Announces Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss First Quarter 2012 Results
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... -- 3D bioprinting market is expected to ... report by Grand View Research Inc. Rising prevalence of chronic ... transplantation is expected to boost the market growth, as 3D ... --> 3D bioprinting market is expected to ... report by Grand View Research Inc. Rising prevalence of chronic ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 ... addition of the "2016 Future Horizons ... of Abuse Testing Market: Supplier Shares, Country ... report to their offering. --> ... the "2016 Future Horizons and Growth ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 ... of the "2016 Future Horizons and ... Abuse Testing Market: Supplier Shares, Country Segment ... to their offering. --> ... "2016 Future Horizons and Growth Strategies ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/28/2015)... ... November 28, 2015 , ... Beginning November 30th at 6:00 a.m. EST until 11:59 ... savings. , With possible savings of up to 20% off orders $80 or more to ... the website every few hours. , As a competitive e-commerce website for skin care and ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... According ... at the recent 2015 American Dental Association meeting in Washington D.C. revolved around the ... protect a patient’s overall health. The talk stressed the link between periodontal disease (more ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... The rapid speed ... As people age, more care is needed, especially with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other ... are being overworked. The forgotten part of this equation: 80 percent of medical ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... "When I was traveling, ... from Hillside, N.J. "Many people catch diseases simply from sitting on such dirty ... be protected from germs." , He developed the patent-pending QUDRATECS to eliminate the ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... ... ProSidebar: Fashion is a set of 30 kinetic edge graphics ... editors can easily add an informative sidebar to any FCPX production. Create lists, ... self-animating drop zones, lines, bars, and text with the ease of FCPX's drag and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):