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Aurobindo receives FDA approval for generic Cymbalta

5:17 AM MST | December 13, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Aurobindo Pharma (Hyderabad) said today that it has received final approval from the FDA to manufacture and market duloxetine hydrochloride delayed-release capsules 20, 30 and 60 mg. The product is the generic equivalent of Eli Lilly’s Cymbalta drug, used to treat major depressive disorders. The market size in the US for this product last year was estimated by IMS to be in the region of $5.4-5.5 billion.   Aurobindo is the third Indian company to announce FDA’s approval for the product. On Thursday Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (Mumbai) and Lupin...

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