Dr. Reddy’s launches lenalidomide capsules in U.S.

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PRINCETON, N.J. — Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories recently announced the launch, in the U.S. market, of lenalidomide capsules, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of REVLIMID (lenalidomide) Capsules approved by U. S. Food and Drug Administration. With this volume-limited launch, Dr. Reddy’s is eligible for first-tomarket, 180 days of generic drug exclusivity for lenalidomide capsules in 2.5 mg and 20 mg strengths.

“We are pleased with the first-to-market launch of two of our six strengths of Lenalidomide Capsules with 180-day market exclusivity,” said Marc Kikuchi, CEO, North America Generics, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories.

“Bringing a more affordable generic version to market creates greater patient access for this important drug.”

As previously announced, Celgene agreed to provide Dr. Reddy’s with a license to sell volume-limited amounts of generic lenalidomide capsules in the U.S. in settlement of all outstanding claims of its litigation. The agreed-upon percentages remain confidential. As part of the settlement, Dr. Reddy’s is also licensed to sell generic lenalidomide capsules in the U.S. without volume limitation


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