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Zydus gets final USFDA nod for anti-bacterial drug to treat acne, malaria

Zydus Cadila is a global pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of healthcare therapies

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Zydus

has received the final approval from the USFDA to market Doxycycline Hyclate capsules USP, antibiotic used for treating bacterial infections, said today.

"has received the final approval from the USFDA to market Doxycycline Hyclate Capsules USP, 50 mg and 100 mg," the company said in a regulatory filing.

It is a tetracycline antibiotic used for the treatment of a wide variety of bacterial infections, including those that cause acne.

"This medication is also used for prophylaxis of malaria," the filing said.

The capsules will be manufactured at the group's manufacturing facility at SEZ, Ahmedabad.

The group has more than 195 approvals so far.

is a global company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of healthcare therapies. The group employs over 21,000 people worldwide.

First Published: Sat, June 02 2018. 14:48 IST
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