Lupin launches generic joint pain drug in US market

The company's product- Diclofenac Sodium Topical Solution 2 per cent- is the generic version of Horizon Pharma Therapeutics Pennsaid

PTIUpdated: Friday, December 09, 2022, 03:17 PM IST
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Lupin announced on Friday that it has launched a generic version of Pennsaid, which is used to treat knee pain caused by osteoarthritis, in the American market.

The company's product- Diclofenac Sodium Topical Solution 2 per cent- is the generic version of Horizon Pharma Therapeutics Pennsaid, Lupin said in a statement.

As per IQVIA MAT October 2022 data, Lupin said diclofenac sodium topical solution, 2 per cent, had estimated annual sales of USD 509 million in the US.

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