Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Announces the Launch of Vigabatrin Tablets, USP in the U.S. Market
HYDERABAD, India & PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY, NSEIFSC: DRREDDY along with its subsidiaries together referred to as “Dr. Reddy’s”) today announced the launch of Vigabatrin Tablets USP, 500 mg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Sabril® (vigabatrin) Tablets, USP, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).
“We are pleased that this product has been designated as a Competitive Generic Therapy (CGT) by the FDA,” 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 Sabril® brand and generic had U.S. sales of approximately $141 million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in December 2020 according to IMS Health*.
Dr. Reddy’s Vigabatrin Tablets, USP are available in 500 mg tablets in a bottle count size of 100.
Please see for full prescribing information including boxed warning.
WARNING: PERMANENT VISION LOSS
Because of the risk of permanent vision loss, vigabatrin tablets are available only through a restricted program under a Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) called the Vigabatrin REMS Program [see Warnings and Precautions (5.2)]. Further information is available at www.vigabatrinREMS.com or 1-866-244-8175.
Sabril® is a trademark of Lundbeck.
*IMS National Sales Perspective: Retail and Non-Retail MAT December 2020
About Dr. Reddy’s: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. ((BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY, NSEIFSC: DRREDDY) 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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