Bayer Zydus Pharma is a joint venture between Bayer and Zydus Cadila in India. The focus of this business is on prescription products, especially for cardiology and women’s health care and on specialty therapeutics in the areas of oncology, hematology and ophthalmology.
The partnership combines Bayer’s expertise in successfully commercializing novel products, sophisticated administration and sales processes according to international standards with Zydus Cadila’s strong Indian marketing and sales expertise as well as excellent distribution network within the industry. Backed by strong research and development and a novel therapeutic approach, Bayer Zydus Pharma is focused on meeting the patients' healthcare needs in India.
Bayer Zydus Pharma concentrates its strengths in four business units: General Medicine, Women's Healthcare and Specialty Medicine
About the drug
Acarbose is an oral anti diabetic drug that keeps the overall control of blood sugar levels in the body. Acarbose alone is used as an adjuvant to diet for balancing the blood glucose levels in type 2 diabetes. It is different from sulfonyl ureas class of anti diabetics as it acts via different modes of action.
What is Acarbose?
Acarbose is a diabetes medication which is also sold under the trade names Precose, Glucobay among several other names. It works by slowing the metabolism of carbohydrates in the body, which in turn helps in controlling blood sugar levels.
Acarbose is prescribe for people suffering from type 2 diabetes and is used along with insulin or other oral diabetes medications for effective diabetes management. It may also be prescribed for other conditions not listed here.
About the drug:
Drospirenone-Estradiol or Ethinyl estradiol is a combination drug that forms a very important part of birth control pills and hormone replacement therapy. It also modifies the cervical and uterine lining, making it difficult for sperm to come in contact with the uterus. This in turn makes it difficult for eggs to fertilize in the uterus. It is also approved by U.S. F.D.A for the treatment of moderate acne and premenstrual dysphoric disorders.