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Dr Reddy’s Launches Generic Famotidine In US To Treat Acidity

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Dr Reddy’s labs announced on Tuesday it had launched tablets of Famotidine, an over-the-counter (OTC) drug, used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease on the US market.

The company launched the product, which is equivalent to Johnson & Johnson’s Pepcid AC, in the United States after obtaining approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), Dr. Reddy’s labs said in a report. communicated.

Famotidine tablets are used to prevent and relieve heartburn associated with acid indigestion and heartburn caused by eating or consuming certain foods and beverages.

This launch will help us fill a significant therapeutic gap created in the antacid market due to the withdrawal of ranitidine, ”said Marc Kikuchi, CEO of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories North America Generics.

The Pepcid AC brand and generic versions achieved US sales of approximately US $ 211 million for the 12 months ended August 2020.

(Only the title and image of this report may have been reworked by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is automatically generated from a syndicated feed.)

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