Lupin launches Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets USP
28th Sep 2020

Lupin has launched Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets USP, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, and 80 mg, having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) earlier. The product will be manufactured at Lupin’s Nagpur facility in India.

Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets USP, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, and 80 mg, is the generic equivalent of Lipitor Tablets, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg and 80 mg, of Pfizer Inc., and indicated to lower cholesterol in blood for adults and children over 10 years of age. Atorvastatin is also prescribed to lower the risk of heart attack and stroke in patients with cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and other risk factors such as eye problems, kidney diseases or high blood pressure.

Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets USP (RLD: Lipitor) had annual sales of approximately $559 million in the U.S. (IQVIA MAT July 2020). 

Lupin is an innovation-led transnational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai, India.