Dr. Reddy's launches generic version of Zyprexa

4/24/2012

HYDERABAD, India — Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic version of an Eli Lilly drug used to treat psychiatric disorders, the company said Tuesday.



Dr. Reddy's announced the launch of olanzapine tablets in the 2.5-mg, 5-mg, 7.5-mg, 10-mg and 15-mg strengths.



The drug is a generic version of Zyprexa, used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Generic and branded versions of the drug had sales of about $3.28 billion during the 12-month period ended in January, according to IMS Health.




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