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Lupin receives FDA approval for generic Topicort Topical Spray, 0.25%

 

Mumbai, Baltimore, March 19, 2018: Pharma major Lupin announced that it has received final approval for its Desoximetasone Topical Spray, 0.25%, 30 ml, 50 ml, and 100 ml from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a generic version of Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A Inc.’s Topicort Topical Spray, 0.25%.

Lupin’s Desoximetasone Topical Spray, 0.25%, 30 ml, 50 ml, and 100 ml is the generic equivalent of Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A Inc.’s Topicort Topical Spray, 0.25%. It is a corticosteroid indicated for the treatment of plaque psoriasis in patients 18 years of age or older.

Desoximetasone Topical Spray, 0.25%, 30 ml, 50 ml, and 100 ml had annual sales of approximately USD 19.5 million in the US (IQVIA MAT January 2018).

About Lupin Limited

Lupin is an innovation led transnational pharmaceutical company developing and delivering a wide range of branded & generic formulations, biotechnology products and APIs globally. The Company is a significant player in the Cardiovascular, Diabetology, Asthma, Paediatric, CNS, GI, Anti-Infective and NSAID space and holds global leadership position in the Anti-TB segment.

Lupin is the 11th and 7th largest generics pharmaceutical company by market capitalization (December 31st, 2017, Bloomberg) and revenues (September 30th, 2017, Bloomberg LTM) respectively. The Company is the 4th largest pharmaceutical player in the US by prescriptions (IQVIA MAT December 2017); 2nd largest Indian pharmaceutical company by global revenues (September 30th, 2017, Bloomberg LTM); 6th largest generic pharmaceutical player in Japan and 5th largest company in Indian Pharmaceutical Market (IQVIA MAT December 2017).

For the financial year ended 31st March, 2017, Lupin’s consolidated sales and Net profit stood at Rs. 171,198 million (USD 2.55 billion) and Rs. 25,575 million (USD 381 million) respectively. Please visit http://www.lupin.com for more information. You could also follow us on Twitter – www.twitter.com/lupinglobal

CIN: L24100MH1983PLC029442 Registered Office: Lupin Ltd, 3rd Floor, Kalpataru Inspire, Off Western Express Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055.

For further information or queries please contact –

Pooja Thakran
VP – Corporate Communications
Email: poojathakran@lupin.com
Ph: +91-22-66402531 / 8291013225

Or

Arvind BothraHead – Investor Relations
Email: arvindbothra@lupin.com
Ph: +91-22-66402137

*Safe Harbor Statement

Topicort Topical Spray is a registered trademark of Taro Pharmaceuticals North America.