Alembic Pharma-led JV Aleor Dermaceuticals gets USFDA nod for Testosterone Topical Solution

The approved ANDA is therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug product (RLD), Axiron Topical Solution, 30 mg per pump actuation, of Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly).

Jun 16, 2021 05:06 IST India Infoline News Service

Alembic Pharmaceuticals
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited (Alembic) announced that its joint venture Aleor Dermaceuticals Limited (Aleor) has received final approval from the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Testosterone Topical Solution USP, 30 mg per pump actuation.

The approved ANDA is therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug product (RLD), Axiron Topical Solution, 30 mg per pump actuation, of Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly).

Testosterone Topical Solution USP, 30 mg per pump actuation is indicated for replacement therapy in males for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone: Primary hypogonadism (congenital or acquired) and Hypogonadotropic hypoqonadisrn (congenital or acquired).

Testosterone Topical Solution USP, 30 mg per pump actuation has an estimated market size of US$ 21 million for twelve months ending March 2021 according to IQVIA.

Alembic has a cumulative total of 145 ANDA approvals (127 final approvals and 18 tentative approvals) from USFDA.

On Sensex, Alembic Pharma closed at Rs997 per piece flat compared to the previous closing. 

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