Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) announced today that it has launched ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM TABLETS 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg and 80 mg, a bioequivalent generic version of LIPITOR® (atorvastatin calcium) tablets, in the US market on July 17, 2012 following the approval by the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) of Dr. Reddy’s ANDA for atorvastatin calcium tablets.
The LIPITOR® brand had U.S. sales of approximately $8.07 billion for the most recent twelve months ending March 2012 according to IMS Health.
Dr. Reddy’s Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets in 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg and 80 mg are available in bottle count sizes of 90 and 500.
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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
LIPITOR® is a registered trademark of Pfizer Inc.
IMS National Sales Perspectives: Retail and Non-Retail MAT March 2012
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