Lupin Receives Approval for Meloxicam Capsules

Tuesday June 2, 2020 at 11:46 am

Mumbai, Baltimore, June 02, 2020: Pharma major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced that it has received approval for its Meloxicam Capsules, 5 mg and 10 mg, from the United States Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA), to market a generic equivalent of Vivlodex® Capsules, 5 mg and 10 mg, of Zyla Life Sciences US, Inc. The product would be manufactured at Lupin’s Aurangabad facility, India, and is expected to be launched shortly.

Meloxicam Capsules, 5 mg and 10 mg, are indicated for management of osteoarthritis (OA) pain.

Meloxicam Capsules (RLD: Vivlodex®) had an annual sales of approximately USD 14 million in the U.S. (IQVIA MAT March 2020).

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