“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) have granted its subsidiary an approval for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for generic version of Doxil, Doxorubicin HCI liposome injection,” Sun Pharma said in a statement.
It will be available in 20 milligram and 50 milligram vials, it added.
Doxorubicin HCI liposome injection is used to treat patients with ovarian cancer that has progressed or recurred after platinum-based chemotherapy.
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