Zydus Cadila gets USFDA nod for antifungal ointment


Zydus Cadila Monday said it has received final approval from the US health regulator to market Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment, used in the treatment of fungal skin infections. 

Cadila has received the final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment USP, 100,000 units/gram and 1 mg/gram, the company said in a BSE filing. 

Zydus Cadila said the drug will be manufactured at the group's Topical manufacturing facility at Ahmedabad. 

The group has more than 226 approvals, and so far filed over 330 abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) since it started filings in 2003-04.