Date: 18-May-2020

Zydus Cadila Gets US FDA Tentative Marketing Nod For Droxidopa Capsules

Zydus Cadila, an innovative, global pharmaceutical company, has received tentative approval from the US FDA to market droxidopa capsules, (US RLD: Northera) in the strengths of 100 mg, 200 mg, and 300 mg.

Droxidopa is used to treat symptoms of low blood pressure when standing, caused by a certain medical condition (neurogenic orthostatic hypotension-nOH). This medication can lessen symptoms of low blood pressure when standing (orthostatic hypotension), such as dizziness and lightheadedness.

The drug will be manufactured at the group’s manufacturing facility at SEZ, Ahmedabad.

The group now has 290 approvals and has so far filed over 386 ANDAs since the commencement of the filing process in FY 2003-04.

Zydus Cadila is an innovative, global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of healthcare therapies. The group employs nearly 25,000 people worldwide and is dedicated to creating healthier communities globally.