Dr. Reddy's Announces the Launch of MEMANTINE HYDROCHLORIDE TABLETS, USP

HYDERABAD, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) announced today that it has launched Memantine hydrochloride tablets USP, 5 mg and 10 mg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of NAMENDA® (memantine HCl) tablets in the US market on July 12, 2015, approved by the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA).

The NAMENDA® (memantine HCl) tablets brand had U.S. sales of approximately $ 1.4 Billion MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in May 2015 according to IMS Health*.

Dr. Reddy's Memantine hydrochloride tablets USP, 5 mg is available in bottle count size of 60 and the Memantine hydrochloride tablets USP, 10 mg are available in bottle count sizes of 60 and 500.

NAMENDA® is a registered trademark of Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA
*IMS National Sales Perspectives: Retail and Non-Retail MAT May 2015

About Dr. Reddy's: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (NYSE: RDY) is an integrated pharmaceutical company, committed to accelerating access 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 gastro-intestinal, cardiovascular, diabetology, oncology, pain management and anti-infectives. Dr. Reddy's operates in markets across the globe. Our major markets include – USA, Russia & CIS, Venezuela and India. For more information, log on to: www.drreddys.com

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