Sun Pharma’s arm enters into license agreement with Ferring Pharmaceuticals
2nd Jun 2021

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries has declared that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries has entered into a license agreement with Ferring Pharmaceuticals (Ferring), a subsidiary of Switzerland-based biopharmaceuticals MNC Ferring Pharmaceuticals, to commercialize a Room Temperature Stable (RTS) formulation of obstetric drug, CARITEC (Carbetocin RTS) in India. CARITEC is indicated for the prevention of excessive bleeding in women after vaginal or caesarean child birth. The condition is commonly known as post-partum hemorrhage (PPH).

As per agreement terms, Sun Pharma is granted rights for co-marketing of the drug in India in the private market under the brand name CARITEC. Ferring has developed the drug and received approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for introducing the drug in India.

Sun Pharma is the world's fourth largest specialty generic pharmaceutical company and India's top pharmaceutical company.