Lupin receives FDA approval for Testosterone Gel

Lupin receives FDA approval for Testosterone Gel

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  • Post By : Kumar Jeetendra
  • Source: MBI
  • Date: 11 April, 2019

Mumbai, Baltimore, April 11, 2019: Pharma major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced that it has received approval for its Testosterone Gel, 1.62% (20.25 mg/1.25 g pump actuation), from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a generic version of AbbVie, Inc’s (AbbVie) AndroGel 1.62%.

Lupin’s Testosterone Gel, 1.62% (20.25 mg/1.25 g pump actuation), is the generic equivalent of AbbVie’s AndroGel, 1.62%. It is indicated for replacement therapy in males for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone:

  • Primary hypogonadism (congenital or acquired) and
  • Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (congenital or acquired)

Testosterone Gel, 1.62% (20.25 mg/1.25 g pump actuation), (RLD: AndroGel) had annual sales of approximately USD 893 million in the US (IQVIA MAT December 2018).

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