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Lupin gets USFDA nod to market generic Sevelamer Carbonate tablets

PTI New Delhi | Updated on January 25, 2021 Published on January 25, 2021

The product is a generic version of Genzyme Corporation's Renvela tablets used to treat chronic kidney disease

Drug firm Lupin on Monday said it has received nod from the US health regulator to market its generic Sevelamer Carbonate tablets that are used to control phosphorus in people with chronic kidney disease on dialysis.

The company has received approval to market its Sevelamer Carbonate tablets in the strength of 800 mg from the United States Food and Drug Administration, (USFDA), Lupin said in a statement.

The product is a generic version of Genzyme Corporation's Renvela tablets in the same strength, it added.

According to the IQVIA MAT September 2020 data, Sevelamer Carbonate tablets had estimated annual sales of $348 million in the US, Lupin said.

The product is indicated for the control of serum phosphorus in adults and children 6 years of age and older with chronic kidney disease on dialysis, it added.

Shares of Lupin Ltd were trading at ₹1,097.60 per scrip on the BSE, up 1.67 per cent from the previous close.

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Published on January 25, 2021
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