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Dr Reddy's Laboratories unveils US FDA approved Paricalcitol Injection.

M2 EQUITYBITES-September 20, 2016-Dr Reddy's Laboratories unveils US FDA approved Paricalcitol Injection

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Pharmaceutical company Dr Reddy's Laboratories (BSE:500124) (NSE:DRREDDY) (NYSE:RDY) reported on Monday the availability of Paricalcitol Injection, USP in 2 mcg, 5 mcg, 10 mcg in the US market.

The company said the Paricalcitol Injection, USP, in 2 mcg, 5 mcg, 10 mcg is the therapeutic equivalent generic version of the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) approved Zemplar (paricalcitol) Injection. Zemplar is a registered trademark of ABBVIE Inc.

According to IMS Health, the Zemplar brand and generic had US sales of approximately USD22.5m MAT for the most recent 12 months ending in July 2016.

In conjunction with the launch, the Paricalcitol Injection is available in 2 mcg, 5 mcg, and 10 mcg, and is the first ANDA product in the US market.

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