Dr. Reddy's launches allergy drug
HYDERABAD, India — Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a drug used for treating allergies, the generic drug maker said Friday.
The Indian drug maker announced the launch of desloratadine orally disintegrating tablets in the 2.5-mg and 5-mg strengths. The drug is a generic version of Merck's Clarinex Reditabs and is available in unit-dose packages of 30.
The branded version of the drug had sales of about $5.3 million during the 12-month period that ended in November 2012, according to IMS Health.