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therapeutic equivalent

a drug that has essentially the same effect in the treatment of a disease or condition as one or more other drugs. A drug that is a therapeutic equivalent may or may not be chemically equivalent, bioequivalent, or generically equivalent. See also bioequivalent, chemical equivalent, generic equivalent.

therapeutic equivalent

Health insurance A drug that controls a symptom or condition in the exact same way as another. See Generic drug.

therapeutic equivalent

A drug that has the same pharmacological effects and actions in the treatment of illnesses as another drug even though the drugs may not be chemically equivalent.
See also: equivalent
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Reddy's Laboratories ( RDY) announced that it has brought in Duloxetine Delayed-Release Capsules USP 20 mg, 30 mg and 60 mg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of CYMBALTAA (Duloxetineu Delayed-Release Capsules) in the US market.
The company said the Paricalcitol Injection, USP, in 2 mcg, 5 mcg, 10 mcg is the therapeutic equivalent generic version of the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) approved Zemplar (paricalcitol) Injection.
Codeine Sulfate Tablets USP is a schedule II controlled substance, 15mg, 30mg and 60mg, the therapeutic equivalent to the reference listed drug, Codeine Sulfate Tablets USP 15mg, 30mg and 60mg, of Roxane Laboratories.
India-based Dr Reddy's Laboratories has introduced Bupropion HCl extended-release tablets, USP (SR) in 100 mg, 150 mg and 200 mg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Wellbutrin SR (bupropion HCl) Sustained-Release Tablets, in the United States, it was reported yesterday.
On Tuesday, Dr Reddy s Laboratories Ltd launched Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride Tablets, 400 mg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Avelox (moxifloxacin HCl) tablets 400mg in the US market.
The company said the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) approved Bupropion HCl extended-release tablets, USP (SR) in 100 mg, 150 mg and 200 mg in the US is the therapeutic equivalent generic version of Wellbutrin SR (bupropion HCl) Sustained-Release Tablets.
The company said Omeprazole and Sodium bicarbonate capsules, 20mg/1100mg and 40mg/1100mg is the therapeutic equivalent generic version of ZEGERID (omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate) capsules.
Reddy's Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) has introduced Donepezil Hydrochloride Tablets, 23 mg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of ARICEPTA, 23 mg in the US market on July 27, 2013.
This product is the therapeutic equivalent to the reference listed drug, Paxil CR Extended-Release Tablets USP, 12.
Reddy s Laboratories has launched Donepezil Hydrochloride Tablets, 23 mg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of ARICEPTA, 23 mg in the U.
The company added that the Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Diazepam Oral Solution, 5 mg/5 ml is the therapeutic equivalent to the reference listed drug, Diazepam Oral Solution, 5 mg/5 ml, of Roxane Laboratories.
EpiPen is approved under a New Drug Application by the Food and Drug Administration, has patent protection, and has no FDA-approved therapeutic equivalents.
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