Dr Reddy's Laboratories Launches Generic Capsules Zenatane

Dr Reddy's Laboratories Launches Generic Capsules ZenataneAs per recent reports, it has been revealed that Dr Reddy's Laboratories has come up with its generic capsules named as Zenatane capsules. The capsules have been launched in the US in two strengths.

The capsules are available in 20 mg and 40 mg packs. It shall be noted that the capsules are generic version of Accutane which is of Hoffman- La Roche Inc. The drug is being taken to treat a number of problems like cystic drug and is also used during the chemotherapy treatment done for brain and pancreatic cancer.

Company officials were of the view that the drug is a controlled substance and that is the reason that it comes under the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) guidelines in America. "Being a REMS product, even a generic drug has to be branded. In fact, once the drug is branded and sold, it is tracked at every stage, as per the REMS requirements", continued the company authorities.

It shall however be noted that Zenatane capsules is being marketed under specific programme known as iPledge that have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

The capsules can only be prescribed by those prescribers who are part of the programme.