Lupin, Wyeth settle suit over antidepressant

Lupin, Wyeth settle suit over antidepressant
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First Published: Mon, May 11 2009. 09 31 PM IST
Updated: Mon, May 11 2009. 09 31 PM IST
Mumbai: Lupin Ltd has settled its litigation with the US-based Wyeth Inc. relating to venlafaxine extended release capsules, its generic version of Wyeth’s antidepressant Effexor XR capsules, the company said in a release to the Bombay Stock Exchange on Monday.
Under the settlement terms, Lupin will be licensed under relevant patents and can commercially launch its generic drug on, or after 1 June 2011.
The launch, under certain limited circumstances, could be earlier, but not before 1 January 2011, the company said.
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First Published: Mon, May 11 2009. 09 31 PM IST