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Lupin Launches Additional Strengths of Generic Lotrel® Capsules

BALTIMORE, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LPI) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has granted final approval for its Amlodipine / Benazepril 5mg/40mg, and 10mg/40mg capsules.  Commercial shipments of the product have already commenced.  This approval completes the product line as the Company was granted final approval for Amlodipine / Benazepril 2.5mg/10mg, 5mg/10mg, 5mg/20mg and 10mg/20mg capsules in February 2010.  

Lupin's Amlodipine / Benazepril capsules are the AB-rated generic equivalent of Novartis' *Lotrel® capsules indicated for the treatment of hypertension.   Amlodipine / Benazepril 5mg/40mg, and 10mg/40mg capsules had annual sales of approximately $290 million for the twelve months ended March 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 Cardiovascular (prils and statins), 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 Top 5 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 players in India, Japan and South Africa. (IMS)

For the financial year ended March 2011, Lupin's Consolidated Revenues and Profit after Tax were Rs.57,068 million and Rs. 8,626  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

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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

*Lotrel® is a registered trademark of Novartis Corp.

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

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