Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories announces the launch of Amphetamine Sulfate Tablets USP, in the U.S. MarketApril 14, 2020
HYDERABAD, India & PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY, along with its subsidiaries together referred to as “Dr. Reddy’s”) today announced the launch of Amphetamine Sulfate Tablets USP, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Evekeo® (amphetamine sulfate) Tablets approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). Amphetamine Sulfate Tablets, USP is a Schedule II drug.
The Evekeo® brand and generic had U.S. sales of approximately $38 million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in January 2020 according to IQVIA Health*.
Dr. Reddy’s Amphetamine Sulfate Tablets USP are available in 5 mg and 10 mg dose in bottle count sizes of 100.
Please see the full prescribing information including boxed warning.
AMPHETAMINES HAVE A HIGH POTENTIAL FOR ABUSE. ADMINISTRATION OF AMPHETAMINES FOR PROLONGED PERIODS OF TIME MAY LEAD TO DRUG DEPENDENCE AND MUST BE AVOIDED. PARTICULAR ATTENTION SHOULD BE PAID TO THE POSSIBILITY OF SUBJECTS OBTAINING AMPHETAMINES FOR NON-THERAPEUTIC USE OR DISTRIBUTION TO OTHERS, AND THE DRUGS SHOULD BE PRESCRIBED OR DISPENSED SPARINGLY.
MISUSE OF AMPHETAMINE MAY CAUSE SUDDEN DEATH AND SERIOUS CARDIOVASCULAR ADVERSE EVENTS.
Evekeo® is a trademark of Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC
*IQVIA Retail and Non-Retail MAT January 2020.
About Dr. Reddy’s: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY) is an integrated pharmaceutical company, committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives. Through its three businesses – Pharmaceutical Services & Active Ingredients, Global Generics and Proprietary Products – Dr. Reddy’s offers a portfolio of products and services including APIs, custom pharmaceutical services, generics, biosimilars and differentiated formulations. Our major therapeutic areas of focus are gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, diabetology, oncology, pain management and dermatology. Dr. Reddy’s operates in markets across the globe. Our major markets include – USA, India, Russia & CIS countries, and Europe. For more information, log on to: www.drreddys.com
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