Dr. Reddy's Launches Over-the-Counter Store Brand Equivalent of Prilosec OTC (Omeprazole Delayed-Release) Tablets, 20 mg in the US Market
12 December 2018 - - Indian pharmaceutical company Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124) (NSE: DRREDDY) (NYSE: RDY) has launched Omeprazole Delayed-Release Tablets, 20 mg, an over-the-counter store-brand equivalent of Prilosec OTC (omeprazole delayed-release) Tablets, 20 mg, in the United States market as approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), the company said.

OTC Omeprazole Delayed-Release Tablets, 20 mg, is a proton pump inhibitor used to treat frequent heartburn occurring two or more days per week in adults.

The combined market of Prilosec OTC and private label omeprazole OTC products had US retail sales of approximately USD 492m for the most recent twelve months ending in October 2018 according to IRI.

Dr. Reddy's Omeprazole Delayed-Release Tablets, 20 mg, is available in 14 count bottles sold in cartons of 1, 2, or 3 bottles each. Each bottle contains one complete 14-day course of treatment.

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories is an integrated pharmaceutical company, committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives.

Through its three businesses, Pharmaceutical Services and 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.

Its major therapeutic areas of focus are gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, diabetology, oncology, pain management and dermatology.

Dr. Reddy's operates in markets across the globe. Its major markets include USA, India, Russia and CIS countries, and Europe.