Lupin launches Tacrolimus Capsules USP
25th Nov 2020

Lupin has launched Tacrolimus Capsules USP, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, and 5 mg, after Lupin’s alliance partner Concord Biotech (Concord) received an approval for its ANDA from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).

Tacrolimus Capsules USP, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, and 5 mg, are the generic equivalent of Prograf Capsules, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, and 5 mg, of Astellas Pharma US, Inc., and are indicated for the prophylaxis of organ rejection, in adult patients receiving allogeneic kidney transplant, liver transplant, and heart transplant, and in pediatric patients receiving allogeneic liver transplants, in combination with other immunosuppressants.

Tacrolimus Capsules USP, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, and 5 mg (RLD: Prograf) had an annual sales of approximately $303 million in the U.S. (IQVIA MAT September 2020). 

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