Dr. Reddy’s announces the Launch of Ropinirole Hydrochloride XR (Extended-Release) Tablets
Hyderabad, India, June 07, 2012
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) announced today that it has launched Ropinirole Hydrochloride XR (Extended-Release) tablets (2 mg, 4 mg, 6 mg, 8mg, and 12 mg), a bioequivalent generic version of REQUIP XL® tablets in the US market on June 06, 2012 following the approval by the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) of Dr. Reddy’s ANDA for Ropinirole Hydrochloride XR (extended-Release) tablets.
The REQUIP XL® brand had U.S. sales of approximately $58 million for the most recent twelve months ending March 2012 according to IMS Health.
Dr. Reddy’s Ropinirole Hydrochloride XR (Extended-Release) tablets in 2 mg, 4 mg and 6 mg are available in 30 and 90 count bottle sizes, 8 mg and 12 mg are available in 30 count bottle sizes.
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About Dr. Reddy’s
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (NYSE: RDY) is an integrated global pharmaceutical company, committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives. Through its three businesses - Pharmaceutical Services and Active Ingredients, Global Generics and Proprietary Products – Dr. Reddy’s offers a portfolio of products and services including APIs, custom pharmaceutical services, generics, biosimilars, differentiated formulations and NCEs. Therapeutic focus is on gastro-intestinal, cardiovascular, diabetology, oncology, pain management, anti-infective and pediatrics. Major markets include India, USA, Russia and CIS, Germany, UK, Venezuela, S. Africa, Romania, and New Zealand. For more information, log on to: www.drreddys.com
REQUIP XL® tablets are a registered trademark of SmithKline Beecham Limited.
IMS National Sales Perspectives: Retail and Non-Retail MAT March 2012
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