Lupin receives UK MHRA approval of Lutio

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Mumbai, Aug 26 : Pharma major, Lupin on Friday said its UK subsidiary, Lupin Healthcare (UK) Limited has received approval from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to market a generic version of Spiriva.
Lutio has the potential to offer significant cost savings when available to UK patients.

”We are pleased to have received the approval of Lutio from the MHRA for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), providing an effective and high-quality treatment option to patients in UK,” said Thierry Volle, President, EMEA, Lupin.

Tiotropium is used to relieve wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a group of diseases that affect the lungs and airways) such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

This is the second inhalation product by Lupin Healthcare for the UK market after Luforbec® pressurised metered dose inhaler (pMDI).


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