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Lupin to sell generic Glumetza in US market, with 6-month sole seller status

Lupin’s U.S. subsidiary, Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc., has got approval to sell the generic form of an anti-diabetes drug (for type II diabetes) in the U.S. market. Currently, specialty biopharmaceutical company Santarus Inc. holds the right to market the patented drug Glumetza HCL ER in the U.S. market, the generic form of which (Metformin Hydrochloride extended release tablet) Lupin will market in dosages of 500 mg and 1000 mg. Continue Reading →

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Lupin plant clears US FDA hurdle

Lupin’s key manufacturing plant in Mandideep cleared what could have become a hurdle, after it addressed concerns raised earlier by the drug regulator. Earlier, the US drug regulator had issued a warning letter to the company for its cephalosporins facility, asking it to rectify deficiencies or face action. Unlike Ranbaxy Laboratories, Lupin’s drug supplies to the US were not affected. Continue Reading →

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