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09/07/2021

FDA approves generic Metrogel Gel from Alembic’s Aleor Dermaceuticals

The product had an estimated $29 million U.S. market size for the year ended June 2021, according to data from IQVIA. 
David Salazar
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Alembic Pharmaceuticals’ joint venture, Aleor Dermaceuticals, has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its generic Metrogel Gel (metronidazole gel, 1%). 

The topical gel is indicated for the topical treatment of inflammatory rosacea lesions. The full approval follows the company having received a tentative approval from the agency previously. 

[Read more: Alembic launches generic Sinequan]

The product had an estimated $29 million U.S. market size for the year ended June 2021, ac-cording to data from IQVIA. 

Alembic said that it has received a total of 149 approved generics, including 132 final approvals and 17 tentative approvals from the FDA. 
 

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