Dr. Reddy’s said its levocetirizine dihydrochloride tablets are a generic version of Xyzal Allergy 24HR Tablets from Chattem-Sanofi. The 5-mg Dr. Reddy’s product comes in various consumer-oriented package sizes.
“This first-to-market launch for the store brand is the testament to the deep capabilities of our store brand OTC business,” stated Milan Kalawadia, vice president and head of U.S. over-the-counter and specialty Rx businesses at Dr. Reddy’s. “We look forward to collaborating with our customers to bring high-quality, affordable store-brand alternatives to the market.”
An antihistamine, levocetirizine dihydrochloride tablets (5 mg) are indicated for 24-hour relief of allergy symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose, itching eyes and nose, and sneezing.
Xyzal Allergy 24HR Tablets had U.S. sales of approximately $71 million for the 12 months through January 2018, according to IRI market data reported by Dr. Reddy’s.