HYDERABAD, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) announced yesterday that it has launched Sumatriptan Injection USP, Autoinjector System 6 mg/0.5 mL For Subcutaneous Use, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of IMITREX STATdose Pen® (sumatriptan succinate) 6 mg/0.5 mL in the US market on February 25, 2014, following the approval by the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA).
The IMITREX STATdose Pen® (sumatriptan succinate) brand and generic combined had U.S. sales of approximately $169 Million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in December 2013 according to IMS Health*.
Dr. Reddy’s Sumatriptan Injection USP, Autoinjector System 6 mg/ 0.5 mL is available in a carton containing 2 single-dose prefilled syringes.
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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.
IMITREX STATdose Pen® is a registered trademark of
Glaxo Group Limited
*IMS National Sales Perspectives: Retail and Non-Retail MAT December 2013