Dr Reddy's Laboratories launches 'Generic Sodium Nitroprusside injection,' for immediate reduction of blood pressure

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India’s largest drug maker Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has announced the launched of ‘Sodium Nitroprusside injection,’ in the U.S. market for immediate reduction of blood pressure in hypertensive crises.

In a filing at the BSE, Dr Reddy’s Lab said: “The company has launched the generic Sodium Nitroprusside injection, 50mg/2 ml (25 mg/ml) single-dose vial, the therapeutic generic equivalent of Nitropress (sodium nitroprusside) Injection, 5 mg/2ml vials, in the U.S. market after getting the approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).”

“The Nitropress brand and generics had U.S. sales of approximately $8 million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in October 2019 according to IQVIA Health,” the filing added.

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“Sodium Nitroprusside is indicated for the immediate reduction of blood pressure of adult and pediatric patients in hypertensive crises,” the statement further added.

Krishna Mali
Krishna Mali
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