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Unichem Laboratories announced that it has received abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) approval for its Allopurinol tablets, USP 100 mg and 300 mg, from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). Allopurinol tablets are generic version of Zyloprim (allopurinol) tablets.
The drug is indicated for the management of patients with signs and symptoms of primary or secondary gout (acute attacks, tophi, joint destruction, uric acid lithiasis, and/or nephropathy). It is also indicated to patients with leukemia, lymphoma and malignancies who are receiving cancer therapy which causes elevations of serum and urinary uric acid levels. It is also indicated to patients with recurrent calcium oxalate calculi whose daily uric acid excretion exceeds 800 mg/day in male patients and 750 mg/day in female patients. The product will be commercialized from Unichem's Ghaziabad Plant.
Net profit of Unichem Laboratories declined 99.83% to Rs 4.30 crore on 52.77% rise in net sales to Rs 244.76 crore in Q3 December 2018 over Q3 December 2017.
Unichem Laboratories is an integrated specialty pharmaceutical company