Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

New product launched in 2017

Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (BPL), a leading pharmaceutical in Bangladesh having global footprint across 55 countries with its prescription medicine. Beximco Pharma is focused towards developing new products, improving existing products as well as new drug delivery systems. In 2017 BPL has launched 15 new products across Gastrointestinal, Cardiovascular, Antibiotics, Women health, Vitamins and Minerals, Cough & Cold and Ophthalmic portfolios.

Gastrointestinal

Hepagurd®

L-Ornithin-L-Aspartate 3 gm/Sachet
Hepagurd® is the preparation of L-Ornithin-L-Aspartate, two important endogenous Amino Acids. L-Ornithine converts toxic ammonia into non-toxic urea which is eliminated via kidneys, helping the diseased liver to carry out its normal function smoothly (detoxification). L-Aspartate helps in regeneration of damaged liver cells.

Uses

  • Acute Hepatitis (Viral, non-viral, drug induced)
  • Chronic Hepatitis (with or without hyperammonaemia)
  • Cirrhosis of Liver
  • Fatty Liver with hyperammonaemia
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • As an adjuvant therapy with all hepatotoxic drugs


Viscocid®

Sodium Alginate 500mg+Potassium Bicarbonate 100mg Chewable tablet
Viscocid® tablet is the line extension of our popular brand Viscocid ® suspension. Viscocid® is indicated for the treatment of symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux such as acid regurgitation, heartburn and indigestion (related to reflux), for example, following meals, or during pregnancy, or in patients with symptoms related to reflux oesophagitis.

Cardiovascular

Nitrosol®

Nitroglycerine 2.6 mg Sustained release Tablet
Nitroglycerin controlled-release tablets are a nitrate. It works by relaxing (widening) blood vessels. Chest pain occurs when the heart needs more oxygen than it can get. Relaxing blood vessels allows blood to flow more easily. This reduces the heart’s workload and the amount of oxygen needed by the heart. Nitrosol® SR tablets are indicated for the prevention of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease. The onset of action of oral nitroglycerin is not sufficiently rapid for this product to be useful in aborting an acute anginal episode.

Nitrosol® SR

Nitroglycerine 2.6 mg Sustained release Tablet
Nitroglycerin sustained -release tablets are a nitrate. It works by relaxing (widening) blood vessels. Chest pain occurs when the heart needs more oxygen than it can get. Relaxing blood vessels allows blood to flow more easily. This reduces the heart’s workload and the amount of oxygen needed by the heart. Nitrosol® SR tablets are indicated for the prevention of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease. The onset of action of oral nitroglycerin is not sufficiently rapid for this product to be useful in aborting an acute anginal episode.

Vitamins and Minerals

D-Rise®

Cholecalciferol 2000 IU Tablet
D-Rise® 2000 Tablet is the preparation of Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3) having 2000 IU strength. It is the line extension of D-Rise 40,000 IU and 20,000 IU capsules. Cholecalciferol is a form of Vitamin D which is synthesized only when our skin gets exposed to the sunlight. For this reason, Cholecalciferol is referred as “sunshine vitamin”. This vitamin is very essential for healthy body functioning.

Uses

  • Contributes to bone strength as proper levels create optimum conditions for bone formation.
  • Supports proper functioning of the immune and nervous systems.
  • Promotes the intestinal absorption of calcium.
  • Supports fetal skeletal development and tooth enamel formation.
  • Contributes to healthy levels of phosphorus in the body.

Women Health

Fibropress®

Ulipristal Acetate 5mg Tablet
Uterine fibroids are a major cause of morbidity in women of a reproductive age having symptoms such as heavy uterine bleeding, anemia and abdominal pain. The management of symptomatic fibroids has traditionally been surgical. Fibropress® (Ulipristal acetate) is a new, effective, and well-tolerated option for the preoperative treatment of moderate and severe symptoms of uterine fibroids in women of reproductive age.

Antidiabetic

Traneta® M

Linagliptin / Metformin Hydrochloride 2.5mg/500mg, 2.5mg/850mg, 2.5mg/1000mg Tablet
Traneta® M is the combination of two different active substances linagliptin and metformin. Linagliptin belongs to a class of medicines called DPP 4 inhibitors (dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors). Metformin belongs to a class of medicines called biguanides.
Traneta® M is indicated in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycaemic control:

  • In patients inadequately controlled on their maximally tolerated dose of metformin alone
  • In combination with other medicinal products for the treatment of diabetes, including insulin, in patients inadequately controlled with metformin and these medicinal products
  • In patients already being treated with the combination of linagliptin and metformin as separate tablets.

Antibiotics

Tezolin®

Tedizolid Phosphate 200 mg Tablet
Tezolin® is an oxazolidinone-class antibacterial indicated for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) caused by susceptible isolates of the following Gram-positive microorganisms: Staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resistant [MRSA] and methicillin-susceptible [MSSA] isolates).

Uses
To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of Tezolin and other antibacterial drugs. Tezolin® should be used only to treat ABSSSI that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria.

Penomer®

Meropenem 500 mg and 1g Injection/Infusion
Penomer® is the preparation of meropenem, a sterile, pyrogen-free, synthetic, carbapenem antibacterial for intravenous administration.

Uses

  • Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections (Adult Patients and Pediatric Patients 3 Months of Age and Older Only)
  • Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections (Adult and Pediatric Patients)
  • Bacterial Meningitis (Pediatric Patients 3 Months of Age and Older Only)

Ophthalmic

Tearon® Fresh

Carboxymethyl Cellulose 1% Lubricant Eye Drops
Tearon® Fresh Lubricant Eye Drops is a unique, extra-strength eye drops, specially formulated to provide added moisture for immediate relief of moderate-to-severe dry eye symptoms. Tearon® Fresh works like our own natural tears; it is safe to use as often as needed.

Uses

  • For the temporary relief of burning, irritation, and discomfort due to the dryness of the eye or exposure to the wind or sun.
  • May be used as a protectant against further irritation.

Cough & Cold

Dextrim®

Dextromethorphan 20 mg + Phenylephrine 10 mg + Triprolidine 2.5 mg/ 5 ml syrup
Dextrim® syrup is a mixture of antitussive, decongestant and antihistamine agent. Dextromethorphan is a safe, effective, non-narcotic antitussive agent which has a central action on the cough centre in the medulla. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passage. It is used to treat nasal and sinus congestion of the tubes that drain fluid from inner ear. Triprolidine, a potent competitive histamine H1-receptor antagonist, provides symptomatic relief in conditions believed to depend wholly or partly upon the triggered release of histamine.

Uses
Dextrim® is indicated for the symptomatic relief of upper respiratory tract disorders accompanied by non-productive cough which benefits from the administration of a nasal decongestant, a histamine H1-receptor antagonist and an antitussive combination.

Tuspel®

Guaifenesin 200 mg + Dextromethorphan 15 mg + Menthol 15 mg / 5 ml syrup
Tuspel® syrup (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan/Menthol) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms.

Uses
This combination medication is used to relieve coughs caused by the common cold, bronchitis, and other breathing illnesses. Guaifenesin belongs to a class of drugs known as expectorants. It works by thinning and loosening mucus in the airways, clearing congestion, and making breathing easier. Dextromethorphan belongs to a class of drugs known as cough suppressants. It acts on a part of the brain (cough center) to reduce the urge to cough. Menthol relieves throat irritation