Zydus Cadila gets USFDA nod for kidney stones tablets

Tags: Companies
Drug firm Zydus Cadila has received the final approval from the US health regulator to market Potassium Citrate ER tablets used in prevention of kidney stones.

Zydus Cadila has received the final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market Potassium Citrate ER tablets in the strengths of 5 mEq, 10 mEq and 15 mEq, said the Zydus group's listed entity, Cadila Healthcare, said in a statement.

"The estimated sales in 2014 for Potassium Citrate ER tablets is $131.7 million, as per IMS," it added.

The group currently has 94 approvals and has so far filed 239 abbreviated new drug applications (ANDA), Cadila Healthcare said.

Shares of Cadila Healthcare were trading at Rs 1,098.95 per scrip in the afternoon trade on the BSE, up 0.35% from the previous close.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • The Sebi draft proposing changes in rating agencies has come at right time

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has recently circulated draft rules for changes in working practices followed by rating agencies.

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

TODAY'S COLUMNS

Roopen Roy

Hi-touch is always better than hi-tech

Robotics and machine learning have been sending chills down the ...

Zehra Naqvi

The fountain of eternal youth

The pursuit of eternal youth is a multi-billion dollar industry ...

Shona Adhikari

Where Bhupen Khakhar rubs shoulders with Georgia O'Keeffe

The next India Art Fair (IAF) is scheduled to take ...