Dr. Reddy's launches generic Alzheimer's disease drug
HYDERABAD, India — Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic drug used to treat Alzheimer's disease, the company said.
The Indian drug maker announced the launch of donepezil hydrochloride tablets in the 23-mg strength, a generic version of Eisai and Pfizer's Aricept. The drug is being launched in 30- and 90-count bottles.
Aricept in the 23-mg strength had sales of about $92.6 million during the 12-month period that ended in May, according to IMS Health.