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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


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