Hyderabad, India and Princeton, NJ, USA / CRWE PRESS RELEASE / September 19, 2016 - Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY) announced today that it has launched Paricalcitol Injection, USP, in 2 mcg, 5 mcg, 10 mcg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Zemplar® (paricalcitol) Injection in the United States market approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (USFDA).
The Zemplar® brand and generic had U.S. sales of approximately $22.5 million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in July 2016 according to IMS Health*.
Dr. Reddy’s Paricalcitol Injection is available in 2 mcg, 5 mcg, and 10 mcg, and is the first ANDA product launched in the US market.
Zemplar® is a registered trademark of ABBVIE Inc.
*IMS National Sales Perspective: Retail and Non-Retail MAT July 2016
About Dr. Reddy’s: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY) is an integrated pharmaceutical company, committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives. Through its three businesses – Pharmaceutical Services & Active Ingredients, Global Generics and Proprietary Products – Dr. Reddy’s offers a portfolio of products and services including APIs, custom pharmaceutical services, generics, biosimilars and differentiated formulations. Our major therapeutic areas of focus are gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, diabetology, oncology, pain management and dermatology. Dr. Reddy’s operates in markets across the globe. Our major markets include – USA, India, Russia & CIS countries, and Europe. For more information, log on to: www.drreddys.com.
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