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Strides Shasun gets USFDA nod for kidney stone tablets

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Strides Shasun today said it has received approval from the US health regulator for potassium citrate extended release tablets used to prevent certain types of kidney stones.

In a filing, Strides Shasun said it has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) for potassium citrate extended release tablets USP 5 mEq, 10 mEq and 15 mEq.


Strides Shasun said it will be the second generic player to commercialise the product and will launch it immediately.

Citing IMS sales data, the company said the US market for the approved product is approximately USD 110 million.

The company's stock was trading 2.79 per cent higher at Rs 967.55 per scrip on

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 10:42 IST
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