Dr. Reddy’s Announces the First-to-Market Launch of Over-the-Counter, Store-Brand Equivalent of Allegra-D® 24 Hr in the U.S. Market
HYDERABAD, India & PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY, NSEIFSC: DRREDDY, along with its subsidiaries together referred to as “Dr. Reddy’s”) today announced the first-to-market launch of over-the-counter (OTC) Fexofenadine HCl 180 mg and Pseudoephedrine HCl 240 mg Extended Release Tablets, USP, the store-brand equivalent of Allegra-D® 24 HR in the U.S. market, as approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).
“The launch of Dr. Reddy’s Fexofenadine HCl 180 mg and Pseudoephedrine HCl 240 mg Extended Release Tablets, USP, is an important addition to our upper respiratory portfolio of OTC products,” says Marc Kikuchi, CEO, North America Generics, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories. “This first-to-market launch is a testament to our deep capabilities and our continued efforts to bring high quality, affordable store-brand alternatives for our customers and patients.”
Dr. Reddy’s OTC Fexofenadine HCl 180 mg and Pseudoephedrine HCl 240 mg Extended Release Tablets, USP is an over-the-counter oral antihistamine and nasal decongestant for the temporary relief of nasal and sinus congestion due to colds or allergies. It temporarily relieves sneezing; runny nose; itchy, watery eyes; and itchy nose or throat due to allergies.
Allegra-D® 24 HR had U.S. retail sales of approximately $45 million as of May 2022 according to IRI*.
Dr. Reddy’s OTC Fexofenadine HCl 180 mg and Pseudoephedrine HCl 240 mg Extended Release Tablets, USP will be available in 5-count, 10-count, and 15-count pack sizes.
Allegra-D® is a registered trademark of Aventisub LLC.
*IRI POS TOTAL US – Multi-Outlet (MULO) period ending May 15, 2022
About Dr. Reddy’s: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY, NSEIFSC: DRREDDY) is an integrated pharmaceutical company, committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives. 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:
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