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Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Announces the Launch of Hervycta® (trastuzumab biosimilar) in India


Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY) announced
today that it has launched Hervycta® (trastuzumab), a
biosimilar of Roche's Herceptin®, in India, indicated for the
treatment of HER2-positive cancers (early breast cancer, metastatic
breast cancer and metastatic gastric cancer).

Dr. Reddy's Hervycta® is available in strengths of 150mg and
440mg multiple dose vials.

Commenting on the launch, MV Ramana, CEO-Branded Markets (India and
Emerging Markets), Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, said, "We strive every day
to do what matters most for patients. Hervycta® is a step
forward in our effort to accelerate access to cancer patients in India,
in the Oncology biosimilar space."

Dr. Raymond De Vré, Senior Vice President and Head, Biologics, Dr.
Reddy's Laboratories, added, "The launch of Hervycta® will
immensely benefit women in India who are suffering from HER2-positive
breast cancer and are in need of access to high quality, affordable and
innovative medicines."

Herceptin® (marketed as Herclon™ in India) and its
biosimilars had India sales of approximately INR 290 Crore MAT for the
most recent twelve months ending in December 2017, according to Ipsos*.

Dr. Reddy's currently has four biosimilar products commercialized in
India and various emerging markets, and an active pipeline of several
biosimilar products in the oncology and immunology space.

*Ipsos India Tandem Oncology Monitor 2017

About Biosimilars
Biosimilarity means1:

That the biological product is highly similar to the reference product
notwithstanding minor differences in clinically inactive components; and,

There are no clinically meaningful differences between the biological
product and the reference product in terms of the safety, purity and
potency of the product.

About Dr. Reddy's: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124,
NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY) is an integrated pharmaceutical company
committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier
lives. Through its three businesses – Pharmaceutical Services & Active
Ingredients, Global Generics and Proprietary Products – Dr. Reddy's
offers a portfolio of products and services including APIs, custom
pharmaceutical services, generics, biosimilars and differentiated
formulations. Our major therapeutic areas of focus are gastrointestinal,
cardiovascular, diabetology, oncology, pain management and dermatology.
Dr. Reddy's operates in markets across the globe. Our major markets
include – USA, India, Russia & CIS countries, and Europe. For more
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