Dr Reddy's Labs launches Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection in US Market
Hyderabad and Princeton: Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. has announced the launch of Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection USP, 2 mg/2 mL (1 mg/mL) Single-dose Prefilled Syringe, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Narcan® (naloxone hydrochloride) Injection USP, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).
"We are pleased to bring our second product to market that has been designated as a Competitive Generic Therapy (CGT) by the USFDA," says Marc Kikuchi, Chief Executive Officer, North America Generics, Dr Reddy's Laboratories. "With a CGT designation, we have 180-day CGT exclusivity to market this product."
The Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection USP, 2 mg/2 mL (1 mg/mL) had U.S. sales of approximately $31 million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in January 2020 according to IQVIA Health*.
Dr. Reddy's Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection USP, 2 mg/2 mL (1 mg/mL) is available in 2 mL single-dose prefilled syringe.
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. 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.
Its 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.