Unichem Laboratories Limited on Monday announced that for Piroxicam Capsules USP 10mg & 20mg, it has received ANDA approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). The drugs are therapeutically equivalent to Feldene Capsules 10mg & 20mg of Pfizer Inc.
Piroxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) indicated for relief from the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid. The product will be commercialised from Unichem’s Goa plant. Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient will also be made in the house at Roha API Plant.
Unichem Laboratories Limited is an international, integrated, specialty pharmaceutical company. It manufactures and markets a large basket of pharmaceutical formulations as branded generics as well as generics in India and several other markets across the world. In India, the company is a leader in niche therapy areas of cardiology, neurology, orthopedics and anti-infectives.