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Strides Pharma Science receives USFDA approval for Loratadine Softgel Capsules

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Strides Pharma Science announced that its step‐down wholly owned subsidiary, Strides Pharma Global, Singapore, has received approval for Loratadine Softgel Capsules, 10 mg (OTC) from the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA). The product is a generic version of Claritin Liqui‐Gels Capsules, 10 mg, of Bayer HealthCare LLC.

Strides is focusing on building a private label business in the US by leveraging its portfolio of products across soft gels, tablets, capsules and other proprietary formats.

Loratadine Softgel Capsules, 10 mg (OTC) is part of Strides niche and small volume product portfolio with limited competition in the US private label market. According to IRi data, the US market for Loratadine Softgel Capsules, 10 mg (OTC) is approximately US$ 50 Mn with only one other generic approval. The product will be manufactured at the company's Oral dosage facility at Bangalore.

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First Published: Thu, January 16 2020. 10:32 IST