Date: 23-Sep-2020

Lupin Launches Generic Depakote ER Tablets

Pharma major Lupin Limited announced the launch of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved divalproex sodium extended-release (ER) tablets USP, 250 mg and 500 mg

The product will be manufactured at Lupin’s Nagpur facility in India.

Divalproex sodium ER tablets USP, 250 mg and 500 mg, is the generic equivalent of Depakote extended release (ER) tablets, 250 mg and 500 mg, of AbbVie Inc indicated for acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar disorder, with or without psychotic features, monotherapy and adjunctive therapy of complex partial seizures and simple and complex absence seizures; adjunctive therapy in patients with multiple seizure types that include absence seizures and prophylaxis of migraine headaches

Divalproex sodium extended-release (ER) tablets USP had annual sales of approximately US$ 130 million in the US, according to IQVIA MAT July 2020.