Dr. Reddy's Laboratories announces the launch of Palonosetron Hydrochloride Injection in the U.S. Market

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Kolkata, India and Princeton, NJ, USA. March 27, 2018— Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY) announced today that it has launched Palonosetron Hydrochloride Injection, 0.25 mg (base)/ 5 mL, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of ALOXI®(palonosetron hydrochloride) Injection approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).

 

The ALOXI® brand and generic had U.S. sales of approximately $446 million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in January 2018 according to IMS Health*.

 

Dr. Reddy’s Palonosetron Hydrochloride Injection is available in a strength of 0.25 mg/5 mL (free base) in a single-dose vial packaged in a carton containing one vial.

 

ALOXI® is a registered trademark of Helsinn Healthcare SA.

 

 

*IMS National Sales Perspective: Retail and Non-Retail MAT January 2018

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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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The company assumes no obligation to update any information contained herein.

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