|Hyderabad, India, September 17, 2013|
Dr. Reddy’s announces the approval of Azacitidine for Injection
Hyderabad, India, September 17, 2013
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) announced today that Azacitidine for Injection 100 mg/vial, a bioequivalent generic version of VIDAZA® (azacitidine for injection) is approved by the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) on September 16, 2013. The launch of product in the market is planned in the near-term.
The VIDAZA® brand had U.S. sales of approximately $378.5 Million for the most recent twelve months ending July 2013 according to IMS Health.
Dr. Reddy’s Azacitidine for Injection 100 mg/vial is available in single use-vials..
VIDAZA® is a registered trademark of Celgene Corporation.
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