Generics Recently Launched

Dr. Reddy’s launches generics of Diovan and venlafaxine ER, Apotex launches generic atropine sulfate solution, and Teva launches generic of Epiduo Forte.

Dr. Reddy’s launches generics of Diovan and venlafaxine.

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories has launched valsartan tablets, a therapeutic equivalent generic of Novartis’ Diovan (valsartan), which is indicated to treat patients six years of age and older with hypertension.

Dr. Reddy’s valsartan is available in 40 mg in bottle count size of 30, and 80 mg, 160 mg and 320 mg tablets in bottle count sizes of 90.

Dr. Reddy’s has also launched venlafaxine ER tablets, which is used to treat depression. It is available in 150 mg and 225 mg strengths in bottle count sizes of 30 and 90.

Apotex launches generic atropine sulfate solution.

Apotex has received approval and was granted a competitive generic therapy (CGT) designation for its generic version of atropine sulfate ophthalmic solution 1%. As the first approved application, Apotex has been granted 180 days of CGT exclusivity. Atropine is indicated for the induction of cycloplegia and mydriasis, and penalization of the healthy eye in the treatment of amblyopia or “lazy eye.”

Teva launches generic of Epiduo Forte Gel.

Teva Pharmaceuticals has launched an authorized generic of Galderma’s Epiduo Forte Gel (adapalene and benzoyl peroxide) gel in the United States. Adapalene and benzoyl peroxide gel 0.3%/2.5% is a topical prescription medicine used t