Navigation Links
Ranbaxy Launches Omeprazole 40 mg Capsules
Date:7/28/2008

GURGAON, India and PRINCETON, N.J., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (RPI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited (RLL), Gurgaon, India announced today that under an agreement with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals it has launched an authorized generic of Omeprazole 40 mg Capsules in the U.S. healthcare system. Omeprazole 40 mg is indicated for the treatment of acid-related disease, including gastric ulcer and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. The most common side effects of Prilosec(R) are headache, diarrhea and abdominal pain. Prilosec(R) 40 mg had sales in the U.S. market of $204.2 million (IMS: March 2008 MAT).

"We welcome the opportunity to market an authorized generic of Omeprazole 40 mg capsules that will be commercialized immediately to all classes of trade in the U.S. healthcare system under the Ranbaxy label," said Jim Meehan, Vice President of Sales and Distribution for RPI. "We will offer this product as an affordable and accessible generic formulation to patients requiring this medication."

Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (RPI) based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited (RLL), India's largest pharmaceutical company. RPI is engaged in the sale and distribution of generic and branded prescription products in the U.S. healthcare system.

Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, headquartered in India, is an integrated, research based, international pharmaceutical company producing a wide range of quality, affordable generic medicines, trusted by healthcare professionals and patients across geographies. Ranbaxy's continued focus on R&D has resulted in several approvals in developed markets and significant progress in New Drug Discovery Research. The Company's foray into Novel Drug Delivery Systems has led to proprietary "platform technologies", resulting in a number of products under development. The Company is serving its customers in over 125 countries and has an expanding international portfolio of affiliates, joint ventures and alliances, ground operations in 49 countries and manufacturing operations in 11 countries.

CONTACTS: Charles M. Caprariello

Vice President, Corporate Communications

Ranbaxy Inc.

(609) 720-5615

Edwige Buteau

RF Binder Partners Inc.

(212) 994-7517

Caroline Mozingo Dickson

RF Binder Partners Inc.

(212) 994-7560


'/>"/>
SOURCE Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Daiichi Sankyo and Ranbaxy Confirm Deal Is Binding and Final, Allay Market Rumour and Speculation
2. Ranbaxy Gains Tentative Approval to Manufacture and Market Valganciclovir Hydrochloride Tablets
3. Ranbaxy and AstraZeneca Reach Agreement in Esomeprazole Patent Litigation
4. Ranbaxy Receives Tentative Approval to Manufacture and Market Esomeprazole Magnesium DR Capsules
5. Astellas and Boehringer Ingelheim Reach Settlement Agreement with Ranbaxy on Flomax Patent Case
6. Ranbaxy to Consolidate Position in Biopharmaceuticals and Speciality Injectables Including Oncology
7. Sagent Pharmaceuticals Launches Ceftazidime for Injection, USP
8. GeneNews launches worlds first blood test for colorectal cancer screening
9. Norgen Biotek Corp. Launches Four New Kits for the Purification of RNA and DNA from Plants and Fungi
10. Health Market Science Launches Clinical Investigators(TM)
11. SAFC Supply Solutions Launches REACH-Compliant Products and Support
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/23/2017)... 2017  GlobeImmune, Inc. today announced it has entered ... 12,835,490 shares of its common stock to NantCell, Inc., ... with the sale of its common stock, NantCell has ... to GlobeImmune 200,000 shares, an estimated $2.0 million in ... are pleased to enter into this strategic agreement with ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... 23, 2017 Kineta, Inc., a biotechnology ... therapies in immuno-oncology, today announced the discovery and ... compounds that activate interferon response factor 3 (IRF3) ... immune-mediated tumor regression in a murine colon carcinoma ... demonstrated complete tumor regression to initial drug treatment ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Colo. , March 23, 2017  Agriculture technology ... Series A financing and note conversion to commercialize its ... Planet is focused on developing products that are simultaneously ... $30 million in the last 18 months. This latest ... North Bridge Venture Partners. The company,s ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... N.Y. , March 22, 2017 Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, ... the Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC), U.K. Biobank and GSK to ... the U.K. Biobank resource. The initiative will enable researchers to ... new medicines for a wide range of serious and life ... ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/20/2017)... 20, 2017 At this year,s CeBIT Chancellor Dr. ... manufacturer DERMALOG. The Chancellor came to the DERMALOG stand together with the ... year,s CeBIT partner country. At the largest German biometrics company the two ... face and iris recognition as well as DERMALOGĀ“s multi-biometrics system.   ... ...
(Date:3/9/2017)... , Australia , March 9, 2017 ... data at the prestigious World Lung Imaging Workshop at ... Andreas Fouras , was invited to deliver the latest ... medicine. This globally recognised event brings together leaders at ... the latest developments in lung imaging. ...
(Date:3/6/2017)... , March 6, 2017 ... sales technology, today announced Predictive Sales Coach TM ... infusing actionable sales intelligence into Salesforce. This unique ... enable their sales organizations with deep knowledge of ... allow for intelligent engagement. Predictive Sales Coach extends ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):