Alkem Labs gets US FDA's nod to market generic of Azasan drug

Azathioprine is a generic version of AAIPharma LLC's Azasan drug, used to prevent a patient's body from rejecting a transplanted kidney. Azathioprine is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Alkem's azathioprine drug will be available in 25-mg, 50-mg, 75-mg, and 100-mg strengths. At 0935 IST, shares of the drug maker were up nearly 1% at 2,345.20 rupees on the National Stock Exchange.

(To view our epaper please click here. For all the latest News, Mumbai, Entertainment, Cricket, Business and Featured News updates, visit Free Press Journal. Also, follow us on Twitter and Instagram and do like our Facebook page for continuous updates on the go)

Free Press Journal