Strides Pharma Science Limited (Strides) today announced that its step‐down wholly owned subsidiary, Strides Pharma Global Pte. Limited, Singapore, has received approval for Icosapent Ethyl Capsules 0.5 gram and 1 gram, from the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA).
The product is bioequivalent and therapeutically equivalent to the Reference Listed Drug (RLD), Vascepa of Amarin®. The Icosapent Ethyl Capsules has a market size of ~USD 1.3Bn per IQVIA. The product will be manufactured at the Company's facility in Bengaluru.
The Company has 260 cumulative ANDA filings (including the recently acquired portfolio from Endo at Chestnut Ridge) with USFDA, of which 230+ ANDAs have been approved. The Company has set a target to launch ~ 60 new products over three years in the US.
Shares of Strides Pharma Science Limited was last trading in BSE at Rs. 498.65 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 487.70. The total number of shares traded during the day was 59790 in over 2389 trades.
The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 508.40 and intraday low of 488.55. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 29872959.00.