Granules Pharmaceuticals Inc., Receives ANDA Approval for Amphetamine Mixed Salts ER Capsules


Hyderabad, 24 January 2023: Granules India Limited announced today that the US Food & Drug Administration (US FDA) has approved the Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) filed by Granules Pharmaceuticals, Inc (GPI)., a wholly-owned foreign subsidiary of the company, for Amphetamine Mixed Salts, 5mg, 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 25mg, and 30mg Extended-Release (ER) capsules. It is bioequivalent to the reference listed drug product (RLD), Adderall XR® Extended-Release capsules of Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. This product will be manufactured at Granules manufacturing facility in Chantilly, Virginia and is expected to be launched shortly.

Commenting on the approval Ms. Priyanka Chigurupati, Executive Director, GPI, said “We are pleased to receive the approval of Amphetamine Mixed Salts ER Capsules within 10-months of ANDA filing, which is anExtended-Release dosage form of controlled substance (C-II).” 

Mixed Salts of a Single-Entity Amphetamine ER Capsules are indicated for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Granules now have a total of 53 ANDA approvals from US FDA (51 Final approvals and 2 tentative approvals).

The current annual U.S. market for Amphetamine Mixed Salts ER capsule product is approximately $1.56 Billion, according to MAT Nov 2022, IQVIA/IMS Health.

About Granules India Ltd. (BSE: 532482, NSE: GRANULES)

Granules India Limited, incorporated in 1991 is a vertically integrated fast growing Indian pharmaceutical company headquartered at Hyderabad with best in class facilities and commitment to operational excellence, quality, and customer service. We are among the few pharmaceutical companies in the world to be present in the manufacturing of entire value chain – from Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), Pharmaceutical Formulation Intermediates (PFIs) and Finished Dosages (FDs). Our products are being distributed to over 300+ customers in regulated and semi-regulated markets with a global presence extending to over 80+ countries with offices across India, U.S. and U.K. The Company has 7 manufacturing facilities out of which 6 are located in India and 1 in USA and has regulatory approvals from US FDA, EDQM, EU GMP, COFEPRIS, WHO GMP, TGA, K FDA, DEA, MCC and HALAL. 

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