Dr. Reddy's launches Sumatriptan

HYDERABAD, India — Dr. Reddy's Labs announced that it has launched Sumatriptan Injection USP, Autoinjector System 6-mg/0.5-mL, a generic version of Imitrex STATdose Pen (sumatriptan succinate) 6-mg/0.5-mL. The drug is available in a carton containing 2 single-dose prefilled syringes.

Sumatriptan is used to treat acute migraine headaches with or without aura and acute cluster headaches in adults who have been diagnosed with migraine or cluster headaches, according to the company.

The Imitrex STATdose Pen brand, along with the generic had combined U.S. sales of approximately $169 million for the twelve months ending in December 2013, according to IMS Health.

 

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