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Strides Shasun gets USFDA nod to market tablets for altitude sickness

The approved product is a generic version of Diamox tablets

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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on Wednesday said its wholly-owned subsidiary has received approval from the US health regulator for Acteazolamide tablets, used to prevent and reduce symptoms of altitude sickness. In a filing, it said Strides Pharma Global Pte. has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for USP, 125mg and 250 mg. The approved product is a generic version of Diamox tablets. Strides said the product, to be launched immediately, will be marketed by Strides Pharma Inc in the US. Citing IMS sales data, the company said the US market for is approximately $53 million. The company's stock was trading 0.72 per cent higher at Rs 832.35 per scrip on

First Published: Wed, November 22 2017. 13:14 IST
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