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 Lupin receives Health Canada approval for Propranolol Hydrochloride ER Capsules
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Lupin receives Health Canada approval for Propranolol Hydrochloride ER Capsules

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Mumbai, Sep 13: Pharma major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced that it has received approval for its Propranolol Hydrochloride Extended-Release (ER) Capsules, 60 mg, 80 mg, 120 mg and 160 mg from Health Canada.

Lupin is the first generic company to receive an approval for generic Inderal-LA Capsules for the Canadian market and the product has been approved and will be manufactured from Lupin’s Pithampur Unit-2 Facility.

Lupin’s Propranolol Hydrochloride Extended-Release (ER) Capsules, 60 mg, 80 mg, 120 mg and 160 mg, are generic version of Inderal®-LA Capsules, 60 mg, 80 mg, 120 mg and 160 mg of Pfizer Canada ULC, and are indicated in the treatment of hypertension and for the prophylaxis of angina pectoris.

Propranolol Hydrochloride Extended-Release (ER) Capsules (Canadian Reference Product: Inderal-LA Capsules) had an annual sales of approximately CAD 8.6 million (MAT December 2018 IQVIA). (UNI)