May 27: Drug manufacturing major Zydus Cadila has received the final approval from the USFDA to market Acamprosate Calcium Delayed-Release Tablets, 333 mg.
According to the company, the medication is used for maintenance of abstinence from alcohol in patients with alcohol dependence. The drug will be produced at the group’s formulations manufacturing facility at Baddi (Himachal Pradesh), it added.
Based in Ahmedabad, Zydus Cadila Group is a research-driven drug maker that discovers, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of healthcare therapies.
The group now has more than 115 approvals and has so far filed over 300 ANDAs since the commencement of the filing process in FY 2003-04.