Dr. Reddy's Laboratories announces the launch of Cefixime for Oral Suspension, USP in the U.S. Market

Posted by: at 8/28/2017 12:26:00 am

Pune, India, August 28, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Hyderabad, India and Princeton, NJ, USA. August 28, 2017— Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY) announced today that it has launched Cefixime for Oral Suspension, USP 100 mg/5mL and 200 mg/5mL, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Suprax® (cefixime) for Oral Suspension, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).

The Suprax® brand and generic had U.S. sales of approximately $50.5 million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in June 2017 according to IMS Health*.

Dr. Reddy’s Cefixime for Oral Suspension, USP is available in strengths of 100 mg/5mL and 200 mg/5mL after reconstitution. The 100 mg/5 mL strength is available in 50 mL bottles. The 200 mg/5 mL strength is available in 75 mL and 50 mL bottles.  

Suprax® is a registered trademark of Astellas Pharma Inc.
*IMS National Sales Perspective: Retail and Non-Retail MAT June 2017
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About Dr. Reddy’s: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY) is an integrated pharmaceutical company, committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives. Through its three businesses - Pharmaceutical Services & 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. Our major therapeutic areas of focus are gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, diabetology, oncology, pain management and dermatology. Dr. Reddy’s operates in markets across the globe. Our major markets include – USA, India, Russia & CIS countries, and Europe. For more information, log on to: www.drreddys.com

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