Dr. Reddy’s announces the Launch of Donepezil Hydrochloride Tablets, 23 mg
Hyderabad, India, July 27, 2013
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) announced today that it has launched Donepezil Hydrochloride Tablets, 23 mg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of ARICEPT®, 23 mg in the US market on July 27, 2013, following the approval by the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) of Dr. Reddy’s ANDA for Donepezil Hydrochloride Tablets, 23 mg.
The ARICEPT®, 23 mg brand had U.S. sales of approximately $92.6 Million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in May 2013 according to IMS Health*.
Dr. Reddy’s Donepezil Hydrochloride Tablets, 23 mg is available in bottle count sizes of 30 and 90.
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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
ARICEPT® is a trademark used by Eisai Inc. under license from Eisai R&D Management Co., Ltd.
*IMS National Sales Perspectives: Retail and Non-Retail MAT May 2013
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