Hyderabad, India, October 16, 2010  

Dr. Reddy’s announces the approval of Lansoprazole delayed-release capsules

Hyderabad, India, October 16, 2010: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) announced today that it will be launching Lansoprazole delayed-release capsules (15 mg and 30 mg), a bioequivalent generic version of Prevacid®* Delayed-Release Capsules, in the US market. The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved Dr. Reddy’s ANDA for Lansoprazole delayed-release capsules on October 15, 2010. Launch preparations are complete and shipments will commence shortly.

Dr. Reddy’s Lansoprazole delayed-release capsules are available in bottles of 30 & 90 counts in 15mg and 90 and 500 counts in 30 mg.

This press release includes forward-looking statements, as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. We have based these forward-looking statements on our current expectations and projections about future events. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially. Such factors include, but are not limited to, changes in local and global economic conditions, our ability to successfully implement our strategy, the market acceptance of and demand for our products, our growth and expansion, technological change and our exposure to market risks. By their nature, these expectations and projections are only estimates and could be materially different from actual results in the future.

About Dr. Reddy’s
Established in 1984, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) is a global pharmaceutical company. We fulfill our purpose of providing affordable and innovative medicines through three core businesses: Pharmaceutical Services and Active Ingredients, Global Generics and Proprietary Products. Our products are marketed globally, with a focus on India, US, UK, Germany and Russia.

* Prevacid® is a registered trademark of Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc

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