Lupin Receives Approval for Sevelamer Carbonate Tablets

Mumbai, Jan 25 (Agency) Pharma major, Lupin Monday said that it has received approval for its Sevelamer Carbonate Tablets, 800 mg, from the United States Food and Drug Administration, to market a generic equivalent of Renvela Tablets, 800 mg, of Genzyme Corporation.

Sevelamer Carbonate Tablets, 800 mg, are indicated for the control of serum phosphorus in adults and children 6 years of age and older with chronic kidney disease on dialysis. Sevelamer Carbonate Tablets had estimated annual sales of USD 348 million in the U.S. (IQVIA MAT September 2020).