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 re-launch of over-the-counter (OTC) Naproxen Sodium Tablets USP, 220 mg, the store-brand equivalent of Aleve®, in the U.S. market, as approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).
“The re-launch of Dr. Reddy’s Naproxen Sodium Tablets, 220 mg (OTC), is an important addition to our Pain/Analgesics portfolio of OTC products,” says Marc Kikuchi, CEO, North America Generics, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories. “This launch represents our continued endeavor to leverage our strong capabilities and vertically integrated supply chain on key APIs like naproxen to ensure a consistent and reliable supply of finished products for our customers and patients.”
Dr. Reddy’s OTC Naproxen Sodium Tablets USP, 220 mg is an over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for use as a pain reliever and fever reducer. It temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to: minor pain of arthritis, muscular aches, backache, menstrual cramps, headache, toothache, and the common cold; it is also used to temporarily reduce fever.
Naproxen Sodium Tablets USP, 220 mg, had U.S. retail sales of approximately $316 million as of July 2021 according to IRI*.
Dr. Reddy’s Naproxen Sodium Tablets USP, 220 mg, will be available in multiple-pack sizes to allow consumers a variety of purchasing options.
Aleve® is a trademark of Bayer HealthCare LLC.
*IRI POS TOTAL US – MULO Period ending July 11, 2021
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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