Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Announces the Launch of Propofol Injectable Emulsion, USP in the U.S. Market

Jan. 24, 2019 08:25 UTC

HYDERABAD, India & PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY, along with its subsidiaries together referred to as “Dr. Reddy’s”) today announced the launch of Propofol Injectable Emulsion, USP, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of DIPRIVAN (propofol) Injectable Emulsion, USP, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).

Dr. Reddy’s is committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives. To that end, Dr. Reddy’s neither condones nor supports the off-label use or misuse of its drugs. In the strongest possible terms, Dr. Reddy’s objects to the use of any of its products to facilitate or otherwise aid lethal injections. Consistent with this position, Dr. Reddy’s uses distribution controls to market Propofol Injectable Emulsion, USP. Dr. Reddy’s will not accept orders from correctional facilities and prison systems whose intended use of the product is to aid in lethal injection. We require the same commitment from our wholesalers and distributors.

The Diprivan brand and generic had U.S. sales of approximately $310 million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in November 2018 according to IMS Health*.

Dr. Reddy’s Propofol Injectable Emulsion, USP is available in 10 mg/mL vials for Single Patient Use Only.

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Diprivan is a trademark of Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC.

*IMS National Sales Perspective: Retail and Non-Retail MAT November 2018

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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