by Kathy Jones on  February 15, 2013 at 9:23 PM Drug News
 Zydus Cadila Receives FDA Approval for Marketing Pioglitazone in US
Indian pharmaceutical firm Zydus Cadila revealed that it has received the final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration to market its anti-diabetic drug, Pioglitazone HCI, in the American market.

Zydus announced that it has received approval to market Pioglitazone HCI tablets in 15 mg, 30 mg and 45 mg strengths. The company added that sales for Pioglitazone HCI tablets was estimated at $2 billion in 2012, according to data from IMS.

The company has so far filed over 170 Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA) since 2003-04 and has so far received 75 approvals, including for the sale of oral tablets of Ultracet.

Source: Medindia

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