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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals receives tentative ANDA approval for Abiraterone Acetate Tablets USP, 250 mg

Mumbai, India, January 23, 2019: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA (Glenmark) has been granted tentative approval by the United States Food & Drug Administration (U.S. FDA) for Abiraterone Acetate Tablets USP, 250 mg, a generic version of Zytiga®1 Tablets, 250 mg, of Janssen Biotech, Inc.

According to IQVIATM sales data for the 12 month period ending November 2018, the Zytiga® Tablets, 250 mg market2 achieved annual sales of approximately $1.3 billion*.

Glenmark’s current portfolio consists of 148 products authorized for distribution in the U.S. marketplace and 54 ANDA’s pending approval with the U.S. FDA. In addition to these internal filings, Glenmark continues to identify and explore external development partnerships to supplement and accelerate the growth of its existing pipeline and portfolio.

1All brand names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
2Market includes brand and all available therapeutic equivalents
*IQVIATM National Sales Perspectives: Retail & Non-Retail, November 2018


About Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (GPL) is a research-driven, global, integrated pharmaceutical organization. It is ranked among the top 75 Pharma & Biotech companies of the world in terms of revenue (SCRIP 100 Rankings published in the year 2018). Glenmark is a leading player in the discovery of new molecules both NCEs (new chemical entity) and NBEs (new biological entity). Glenmark has several molecules in various stages of clinical development and is focused in the areas of oncology, dermatology and respiratory.

The company has a significant presence in the branded generics markets across emerging economies including India. Glenmark has 16 manufacturing facilities across five countries and has six R&D centers. The Generics business of Glenmark services the requirements of the US and Western European markets. The API business sells its products in over 80 countries, including the US, various countries in the EU, South America and India.

For further information, please contact: Isha Trivedi
Glenmark, Mumbai, India
Tel: +91 22 4018 9801
Email: corpcomm@glenmarkpharma.com