Glenmark Generics receives final ANDA approval for Telmisartan Tablets
Mumbai, India, July 8, 2014
Glenmark Generics Inc., USA a subsidiary of Glenmark Generics Limited has been granted final abbreviated new drug approval (ANDA) from the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) for Telmisartan Tablets. Glenmark will commence distribution of the product immediately.
Telmisartan Tablets are Glenmark’s generic version of Boehringer Ingelheim’s Micardis®. Telmisartan is indicated for the treatment of hypertension.
The approval is for the 20mg, 40mg and 80mg tablets. For the 12 month period ending March 2014, Telmisartan garnered annual sales of USD 250 Million according to IMS Health.
Glenmark receives USFDA approval for telmisartan tablets
Telmisartan, which is the generic version of Boehringer Ingelheim’s Micardis, garnered annual sales of $ 250 million for the 12 month period ending March 2014