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Aurobindo Pharma Gets Final Approvals For Quetiapine Fumarate Tablets

3/29/2012 12:08 AM ET

Manufacturer of generic pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients Aurobindo Pharma Ltd. announced that the company had obtained final approvals from the US Food & Drug Administration or US FDA to market Quetiapine Fumarate tablets 25mg, 50mg, 100mg, 150mg, 200mg, 300mg and 400mg.

Quetiapine Fumarate tablets 25mg, 50mg, 100mg, 150mg, 200mg, 300mg and 400mgare the generic equivalent of AstraZeneca LP's Seroquel tablets 25mg, 50mg, 100mg, 150mg, 200mg, 300mg and 400mg. These tablets are indicated for the treatment of serious psychotic disorders such as Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder and fall under the Neurological (CNS) therapeutic category.

The company said the product had been approved out of Unit III facility in Hyderabad, India.

Aurobindo now has a total of 147 ANDA approvals (118 final approvals and 29 tentative approvals)from US FDA.

AT the BSE, Aurobindo Pharma shares are currently trading at Rs.116.55, up 1.66 percent from the previous close.

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by RTT Staff Writer

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