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Lupin launches generic Atovaquone oral suspension USP in the US

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The drug is indicated for the prevention of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneuomonia (PCP) in adults

Lupin announced the launch of Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier.

Lupin’s Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL is the generic equivalent of Glaxosmithkline’s Mepron oral suspension 750 mg/5 mL. It is indicated for the prevention of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneuomonia (PCP) in adults and adolescents aged 13 years and older who cannot tolerate trimethoprimsulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX). It is also for the treatment of mild-to-moderate PCP in adults and adolescents aged 13 years and older who cannot tolerate TMP- SMX.

Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL had annual sales of approximately $ 119 million in the US.

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