USFDA allows Sun Pharma subsidiary to market antidepressant drug

USFDA allows Sun Pharma subsidiary to market antidepressant drug

Mumbai: Sun Pharmaceutical on Thursday said its subsidiary has received approval from the US health regulator to market Bupropion Hydrochloride antidepressants tablets.

The US-based subsidiary of the company has received Food and Drug Administration approval to market its drug Bupropion Hydrochloride Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-Release, Sun Pharmaceutical said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.

These tablets are available in strengths of 100 mg, 150 mg and 200 mg, the filing added.

Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-Release tablets are used for the treatment of major depressive disorder.

These tablets are generic equivalent of GlaxoSmithKline’s Wellbutrin SR tablets.

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