Zydus’ Bortezomib Receives the US FDA’s Approval for the Treatment of Cancer
- The company has received the US FDA approval to manufacture and market Bortezomib for inj. 3.5 mg/vial (single-dose vial) to be bioequivalent and therapeutically equivalent to the Velcade to treat cancer incl. multiple myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma
- The drug will be manufactured at Zydus Hospira. The medication works by slowing or stopping cancer cell growth
- The company has manufacturing and research facilities in five Indian states: Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, and Sikkim along with US and Brazil. Zydus' global business is well-established in regulated markets i.e., the US, EU (France and Spain), and the high-profile markets of Latin America and South Africa
Ref:The Hans India | Image: Zydus
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