Generic Pennsaid 1.5% Approved

Nuvo Research announced that the FDA has granted final approval on its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ADNA) for Diclofenac Sodium Topical Solution 1.5%, the generic version of Mallinckrodt's Pennsaid 1.5% w/w. Pennsaid is a topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) indicated for osteoarthritis pain of the knee.

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Diclofenac inhibits the enzyme cyclooxygenase (COX), an early component of the arachidonic acid cascade, resulting in the reduced formation of prostaglandins, thromboxanes and prostacylin.

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