Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories and Senores Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announce the launch of Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets USP, 10 mg 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”) and Senores Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the launch of Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets USP, 10 mg, a therapeutic generic equivalent of the reference listed drug Toradol Tablets, 10 mg in the U.S. market approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).
Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets USP, 10 mg, is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (“NSAID”) indicated for the short-term (up to 5 days in adults) management of moderately severe acute pain that requires analgesia at the opioid level and only as continuation treatment following intravenous or intramuscular dosing of ketorolac tromethamine, if necessary.
“We are pleased to partner with Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories for the commercial launch of Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets in the U.S. market,” states Dhananjay Barot, Director, Senores Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
“Our constant dedication has contributed to expanding our product portfolio, and today we are a significant and reliable supplier of this product,” states Swapnil Shah, Managing Director, Senores Group.
“We are excited about this launch, and pleased to partner with Senores to create affordable access to this product and expand our portfolio in the U.S. market,” says Marc Kikuchi, CEO, North America Generics, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories.
The Toradol Tablets, 10 mg brand and generic had U.S. sales of approximately $16.8 million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in March 2022 according to IQVIA*.
Dr. Reddy’s Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets USP, 10 mg, are available in bottle count sizes of 100.
Please click here to see the full prescribing information and approved indication, along with boxed warning for Dr. Reddy’s Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets USP, 10 mg.
Ketorolac tromethamine tablets, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), are indicated for the short-term (up to 5 days in adults), management of moderately severe acute pain that requires analgesia at the opioid level and only as continuation treatment following IV or IM dosing of ketorolac tromethamine, if necessary. The total combined duration of use of ketorolac tromethamine tablets and ketorolac tromethamine should not exceed 5 days.
Ketorolac tromethamine tablets are not indicated for use in pediatric patients and they are NOT indicated for minor or chronic painful conditions. Increasing the dose of ketorolac tromethamine tablets beyond a daily maximum of 40 mg in adults will not provide better efficacy but will increase the risk of developing serious adverse events.
CARDIOVASCULAR THOMBOTIC EVENTS
RISK OF BLEEDING
Ketorolac tromethamine is CONTRAINDICATED as prophylactic analgesic before any major surgery.
RISK DURING LABOR AND DELIVERY
CONCOMITANT USE WITH NSAIDs
Important Safety Information: Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets, 10 mg
What Important Information Should I Know About Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets, 10 mg?
- GASTROINTESTINAL RISK: Ketorolac tromethamine, including ketorolac tromethamine tablets can cause peptic ulcers, gastrointestinal bleeding and/or perforation of the stomach or intestines, which can be fatal. These events can occur at any time during use and without warning symptoms. Therefore, ketorolac tromethamine is CONTRAINDICATED in patients with active peptic ulcer disease, in patients with recent gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation, and in patients with a history of peptic ulcer disease or gastrointestinal bleeding. Elderly patients are at greater risk for serious gastrointestinal events.
- CARDIOVASCULAR THOMBOTIC EVENTS: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular thrombotic events, including myocardial infarction and stroke, which can be fatal. This risk may occur early in treatment and may increase with duration of use. Ketorolac tromethamine tablets are contraindicated in the setting of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.
- RENAL RISK: Ketorolac tromethamine is CONTRAINDICATED in patients with advanced renal impairment and in patients at risk for renal failure due to volume depletion.
- RISK OF BLEEDING: Ketorolac tromethamine inhibits platelet function and is, therefore, CONTRAINDICATED in patients with suspected or confirmed cerebrovascular bleeding, patients with hemorrhagic diathesis, incomplete hemostasis and those at high risk of bleeding. Ketorolac tromethamine is CONTRAINDICATED as prophylactic analgesic before any major surgery.
- RISK DURING LABOR AND DELIVERY: The use of ketorolac tromethamine in labor and delivery is contraindicated because it may adversely affect fetal circulation and inhibit uterine contractions.
- CONCOMITANT USE WITH NSAIDs: Ketorolac tromethamine is CONTRAINDICATED in patients currently receiving aspirin or NSAIDs because of the cumulative risk of inducing serious NSAID-related side effects.
- SPECIAL POPULATIONS: Dosage should be adjusted for patients 65 years or older, for patients under 50 kg (110 lbs) of body weight.
Who Should Not Use Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets, 10 mg?
- Ketorolac tromethamine is contraindicated in patients with previously demonstrated hypersensitivity to ketorolac tromethamine
- Ketorolac tromethamine is contraindicated in patients with active peptic ulcer disease, in patients with recent gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation
- Ketorolac tromethamine should not be given to patients who have experienced asthma, urticaria, or allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. Severe, rarely fatal, anaphylactic-like reactions to NSAIDs have been reported in such patients.
- right before or after heart bypass surgery
- The concomitant use of ketorolac tromethamine and probenecid is contraindicated
- The concomitant use of ketorolac tromethamine and pentoxifylline is contraindicated
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets, 10 mg?
Before taking Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets, tell your doctor if you:
- have liver or kidney problems
- have high blood pressure
- have asthma
- are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Taking NSAIDs at about 20 weeks of pregnancy or later may harm your unborn baby. If you need to take NSAIDs for more than 2 days when you are between 20 and 30 weeks of pregnancy, your healthcare provider may need to monitor the amount of fluid in your womb around your baby. You should not take NSAIDs after about 30 weeks of pregnancy.
- are breastfeeding or plan to breast feed.
What Are the Possible Side Effects of Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets, 10 mg?
These are not all of the possible side effects of Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets, 10 mg. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs. To report suspected side effects, call Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Medical Information Call Center at 1-888-DRL-DRUG (1-888-375-3784) or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the US FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088) or online at http://www.fda.gov/safety/medwatch. Please refer to the Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets, 10 mg Package Inserts for full Prescribing Information and Instructions for Use
Indication and Usage for Ketorolac Tromethamine Tablets, 10 mg
- Ketorolac tromethamine tablets, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), are indicated for the short-term (up to 5 days in adults), management of moderately severe acute pain that requires analgesia at the opioid level and only as continuation treatment following IV or IM dosing of ketorolac tromethamine, if necessary. The total combined duration of use of ketorolac tromethamine tablets and ketorolac tromethamine should not exceed 5 days.
*IQVIA Retail and Non-Retail MAT March 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: www.drreddys.com
About Senores Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Senores Pharmaceuticals, based in Atlanta, Georgia is one of the fastest-growing pharmaceutical companies in the U.S. market. Currently, the company has more than 15 products commercially launched or filed with the USFDA. For more information, visit www.senorespharma.com
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