Alembic releases generic Esbriet

Generic Esbriet is used to treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. 
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Alembic is introducing pirfenidone tablets in dosage strengths of 267 mg and 801 mg. 

The medication is the generic of Genentech’s Esbriet.

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Pirfenidone is a pyridone that is indicated for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. 

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Alembic's pirfenidone tablets, 267 mg will be available in a single carton containing three 90-count bottles and the 801 mg dosage strength will come in 90-count bottles.