The FDA has approved a new generic equivalent to Levitra for erectile dysfunction.
Officials with the FDA have approved the Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Alembic’s Vardenafil Hydrochloride Tablets, 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, and 20 mg. The drug is indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.1
According to Alembic, the approved ANDA is therapeutically equivalent to Bayer’s vardenafil hydrochloride (Levitra) tablets, 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, and 20 mg.1 Vardenafil hydrochloride tablets were developed by GlaxoSmithKline and Bayer, and approved by the FDA in 2003.2
Vardenafil hydrochloride tablet have an estimated market size of $35 billion for 12 months ending June 2020, according to data obtained by Alembic.1