Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Announces the Launch of Testosterone Gel, 1.62% (20.25 mg/1.25 g Pump Actuation) in the U.S. Market

May 6, 2019 Off By BusinessWire

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 Testosterone Gel 1.62%, a therapeutic equivalent
generic version of AndroGel® (testosterone gel) 1.62%, approved by the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).

The AndroGel® (testosterone gel) brand and generic had U.S.
sales of approximately $815.6 million MAT for the most recent twelve
months ending in February 2019 according to IQVIA Health*.

Dr. Reddy’s Testosterone Gel 1.62% (20.25 mg/1.25 g pump actuation) is
available in a net quantity of 88 g pump which dispenses 20.25 mg of
testosterone per actuation. Each metered-dose pump is capable of
dispensing 60 metered pump actuations.




See full prescribing information for complete boxed warning.



  • Virilization has been reported in children who were
    secondarily exposed to testosterone gel.
  • Children should avoid contact with unwashed or unclothed
    application sites in men using testosterone gel.
  • Healthcare providers should advise patients to strictly
    adhere to recommended instructions for use.

AndroGel® is a trademark of AbbVie Inc.

*IQIA Retail and Non-Retail MAT February 2019

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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