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Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories launches Omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate capsules in the US market

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Dr Reddy’s launches Zegerid generic in US market

Dr Reddy’s launches Zegerid generic in US market

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd, an integrated pharmaceutical company, committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives,  announced on July 18 that it has launched Omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate capsules, 20 mg/1100 mg and 40 mg/1100 mg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Zegerid® (omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate) capsules in the United States (US) market, having been approved by the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA).

Key Takeaways

  • The Zegerid® brand and generic had US sales of approximately $306.7 million MAT for the most recent 12 months ending in May 2016 according to IMS Health.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate capsules 20 mg/1100 mg and 40 mg/1100 mg are available in bottle count size of 30.
  • Zegerid® is a registered trademark of Santarus, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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