Zydus Cadila has received the final approval from the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) to market Leflunomide Tablets USP (US RLD-Arava Tablets), 10 mg and 20 mg. It will be manufactured at the group’s formulations manufacturing facility at Baddi.
This medication is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, a condition affecting multiple small and large joints of the body. Leflunomide belongs to a class of medications called disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDS). It helps to reduce the joint damage/pain/swelling and helps in better joint movement.
The group now has 263 approvals and has so far filed over 350 ANDAs since the commencement of the filing process in FY 2003-04.
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