US FDA Okays Marketing of Zydus' Clomipramine HCl Capsules

Zydus Pharmaceuticals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cadila Healthcare Limited, has received the final approval from the US FDA to market clomipramine hydrochloride capsules USP in strengths of 25 mg, 50 mg and 75 mg. The drug is used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder which is characterized by uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and behaviours (compulsions). It will be manufactured at the group's formulations manufacturing facility at SEZ, Ahmedabad.

The group now has more than 180 approvals and has so far filed over 310 ANDAs since the commencement of the filing process in FY 2003-04.