Lupin gets FDA blessing for generic Vivlodex

Sandra Levy
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Patients with osteoarthritis pain will soon have a new generic drug.

The Food and Drug Administration has given Lupin the green light for meloxicam capsules in dosage strengths of 5 mg and 10 mg.

The product is the generic of Zyla Life Sciences’ Vivlodex capsules, 5 mg and 10 mg.

It will be manufactured at Lupin’s Aurangabad facility in India. Lupin said that it expects to launch the product shortly. 

Meloxicam had a market value of approximately $14 million, according to IQVIA data from March.