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Aurobindo Pharma receives USFDA final approval for Acetaminophen Injection

Aurobindo Pharma has received final approval from the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) to manufacture and market Acetaminophen Injection, 1,000 mg/ 100 mL single-dose vial (SDV). Aurobindo's Acetaminophen Injection is a generic equivalent of Mallinckrodt's Ofirmev Injection. The product will be launched in December 2020.

Acetaminophen Injection is indicated for the treatment of mild to moderate pain in adult and pediatric patients 2 years and older. The injection is also set to treat moderate to severe pain with adjunctive opioid analgesics in adult and pediatric patients 2 years and older, and reduction of fever in adult and pediatric patients. The approved product has an estimated market size of US$ 339 million for the twelve months ending August 2020 according to IQVIA.

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