Zydus receives tentative approval for Deferasirox Tablets

Cadila Healthcare LtdZydus Cadila has received the tentative approval from the USFDA to market Deferasirox Tablets, 90 mg, 180 mg, and 360 mg (US RLD Exjade Tablets). It will be manufactured at the group’s formulations manufacturing facility at SEZ, Ahmedabad

It is used to treat ongoing high levels of iron in the body caused by multiple blood transfusions. It is also used to treat high levels of iron in people with a certain blood disorder who do not require blood transfusions (non transfusion dependent thalassemia).

The group now has 231 approvals and has so far filed over 340 ANDAs since the commencement of the filing process in FY 2003—04.

About Zydus Cadila

Zydus Cadila is an innovative, global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of healthcare therapies. The group employs over 23,000 people worldwide and is dedicated to creating healthier communities globally. Zydus aspires to be a research-based pharmaceutical company by 2020.