Lupin receives FDA approval for generic Atovaquone Oral Solution USP

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Lupin’s Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL is the generic version of GlaxoSmithKline LLC’s Mepron Oral Suspension, 750 mg/5 mL

Pharma major Lupin announced that it has received approval for its Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline LLC’s Mepron Oral Suspension, 750 mg/5 mL.

Lupin’s Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL is the generic version of GlaxoSmithKline LLC’s Mepron Oral Suspension, 750 mg/5 mL. It is indicated for prevention and acute oral treatment of mild-to-moderate Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in patients intolerant to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX).

Atovaquone Oral Suspension, 750 mg/5 mL had annual sales of approximately USD 117.4 million in the US (IQVIA MAT June 2018).