Dr. Reddy’s announces the Launch of Valganciclovir Tablets, USP
Hyderabad, India, December 16, 2014
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) announced today that it has launched Valganciclovir Tablets USP 450 mg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of VALCYTE® (Valganciclovir) tablets in the US market on December 15, 2014, approved by the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA).
The VALCYTE® (Valganciclovir) tablets brand had U.S. sales of approximately $440 Million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in October 2014 according to IMS Health*.
Dr. Reddy’s Valganciclovir tablets, USP in 450 mg is available in bottle counts of 60.
TOXICITY, CARCINOGENICITY, TERATOGENICITY, AND IMPAIRMENT OF FERTILITY
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- Clinical toxicity of valganciclovir, which is metabolized to ganciclovir, includes granulocytopenia, anemia, and thrombocytopenia.
- In animal studies, ganciclovir was carcinogenic, teratogenic, and caused aspermatogenesis.
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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 and differentiated formulations. Major therapeutic focus is on gastro-intestinal, cardiovascular, diabetology, oncology, pain management and anti-infective. Major markets include India, USA, Russia-CIS and Europe apart from other select geographies within Emerging Markets. For more information, log on to: www.drreddys.com
VALCYTE® is a registered trademark of Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
*IMS National Sales Perspectives: Retail and Non-Retail MAT October 2014
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