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Aurobindo gets approval from Canada for antibiotic drug

Aurobindo gets approval from Canada for antibiotic drug
PTI
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First Published: Fri, Apr 16 2010. 05 48 PM IST
Updated: Fri, Apr 16 2010. 05 48 PM IST
Mumbai: Pharma firm Aurobindo Pharma on Friday said it has received approval from Health Canada for introducing its Cefprozil tablets and Cefprozil powder for oral suspension as an antibiotic.
The company has received the approvals for its abbreviated new drug submission from Health Canada, Aurobindo Pharma said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.
Cefprozil tablets are available in strengths of 250 mg and 500 mg and Cefprozil powder for oral suspension is available in strengths of 125 mg/5ml and 250mg/5ml, the filing added.
With these approvals, Aurobindo now has 11 products approved by Health Canada, the filing added.
Health Canada is the federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health.
Shares of Aurobindo Pharma were trading at Rs941.50 on the BSE, up 0.01% from the previous close.
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First Published: Fri, Apr 16 2010. 05 48 PM IST