US FDA Approves Anti-Cancer Injection

US FDA Approves Anti-Cancer Injection

Alembic Pharmaceuticals gained approval for Docetaxel Injection use from the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA).

The approved Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) is therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug product (RLD) – Docetaxel Injection, 20 mg/2 mL, 80 mg/8 mL, and 160 mg/16 mL (10 mg/mL), of Hospira, Inc.

Docetaxel belongs to the ‘taxanes’ drug class that inhibits cancer progression and spread. This drug targets breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, castration-resistant prostate cancer, gastric adenocarcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. IQVIA estimated its market worth in 2022 - US$ 11 million for twelve months.

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