Zydus receives final USFDA approval for Acetazolamide ER capsules

Acetazolamide ER capsules are used to treat certain types of glaucoma and to treat or prevent altitude sickness.

Jan 17, 2019 06:01 IST India Infoline News Service

Cadila Healthcare
Zydus Cadila has received the final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market Acetazolamide ER Capsules (US RLD-Diamox). It will be manufactured at the group’s formulations manufacturing facility at Moraiya, Ahmedabad.

Acetazolamide is a potent carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. Acetazolamide ER capsules are used to treat certain types of glaucoma (caused by increased ocular pressure) and to treat or prevent altitude sickness (acute mountain sickness).

The group now has 246 approvals and has so far filed over 330 ANDAs since the commencement of the filing process in FY 2003-04.

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