FDA approves generic Lupin contraceptive
MUMBAI, India — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic contraceptive made by Indian drug maker Lupin, the company said Thursday.
Lupin announced the approval of Kurvelo (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) tablets in the 0.15 mg/0.03 mg strength.
The drug is a generic version of Teva's branded Nordette. Nordette had sales of about $59 million during the 12-month period ended in June, according to IMS Health.