Dr. Reddy's launches generic version of Lipitor

7/18/2012

HYDERABAD, India — Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic version of a popular cholesterol drug.


The company announced Wednesday the launch of atorvastatin calcium tablets in the 10-mg, 20-mg, 40-mg and 80-mg strengths.


The drug is a generic version of Pfizer's Lipitor, which had sales of slightly more than $8 billion during the 12-month period ended in March, according to IMS Health.




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