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Dr. Reddy’s rolls out pre-filled naloxone syringes

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PRINCETON,  N.J.— Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories announced Monday the launch of Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection USP, 2 mg/2 mL (1 mg/mL) Single-dose Prefilled Syringe, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Narcan (naloxone hydrochloride) Injection USP, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).

“We are pleased to bring our second product to market that has been designated as a Competitive Generic Therapy (CGT) by the USFDA,” said Marc Kikuchi, chief executive officer, North America Generics, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories. “With a CGT designation, we have 180-day CGT exclusivity to market this product.”

The Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection USP, 2 mg/2 mL (1 mg/mL) had U.S. sales of approximately $31 million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in January 2020 according to IQVIA Health.


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