Dr. Reddy’s announces the launch of Amlodipine Besylate and Benazepril Hydrochloride capsules
Hyderabad, India, July 07, 2011: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) announced today that it has launched Amlodipine Besylate and Benazepril Hydrochloride capsules (5 mg/40 mg and 10 mg/40 mg), a bioequivalent generic version of LOTREL®* capsules in the US market on July 5, 2011, following the approval by the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) of Dr. Reddy’s ANDA for Amlodipine Besylate and Benazepril Hydrochloride capsules.
The LOTREL® brand had U.S. sales of approximately $290 million for the most recent twelve months ending MARCH 2011 according to IMS Health.
Dr. Reddy’s Amlodipine Besylate and Benazepril Hydrochloride capsules 5 mg/40 mg and 10 mg/40 mg strengths are available in 100 count bottles.
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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
*LOTREL®, is a registered trademark of Novartis Corporation.
IMS National Sales Perspectives: Retail and Non-Retail MAT MARCH 2011
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