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Publicerat: 2018-12-19 16:23:07

EQL Pharma AB: Pregabalin EQL Pharma approved

The drug Pregabalin EQL Pharma has been approved for sale by the Swedish Medicines Agency.

Pregabalin EQL Pharma belongs to a drug group used to treat epilepsy, neuropathic pain and generalized anxiety disorder in adults.

The market for pregabalin in Sweden is large with an annual value of approximately 225 million SEK and is today made up of, not counting parallell traders, the originator Lyrica© from Pfizer as well as generics from an additional six companies.

Pregabalin EQL Pharma is planned for launch during the second quarter 2019.

For further information, please contact: 
Christer Fåhraeus
CEO EQL Pharma AB (publ)
Phone: +46 (0) 705 – 60 90 00
E-mail: christer.fahraeus@eqlpharma.com
Website: www.eqlpharma.com 

About EQL Pharma 
EQL Pharma is specialized in developing and selling generics, i.e. drugs that are medically equivalent to the original medicines. The company currently markets ten (10) generics in the Swedish, Danish and Finnish markets. In addition to these, there is a significant pipeline of additional niche generics (generics with little or no competition except for the original) for launch in 2018 and onwards. The business is currently entirely focused on prescription pharmaceuticals in the Nordic region. EQL Pharma is based in Lund, Sweden, employs 8 (7) people and is listed on Spotlight Stock Market (AktieTorget). EQL Pharma also conducts extensive development in cooperation with leading contract manufacturers developers and major pharmaceutical companies in, amongst other countries, India and China.

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