HYDERABAD, India & PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY along with its subsidiaries together referred to as “Dr. Reddy’s”) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Promius Pharma, LLC, has sold its rights of Cloderm® (clocortolone pivalate) Cream, 0.1% and its authorized generic to EPI Health, LLC, an affiliate of EPI Group, LLC.
Under the terms of the agreement, Promius Pharma is eligible to receive an upfront payment followed by future royalties as the consideration for Cloderm® Cream and its authorized generic in the United States, effective immediately.
“We look forward to EPI continuing to support Cloderm, a brand that providers have prescribed for several decades and find as an important treatment option for their patients,” says Anil Namboodiripad, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Proprietary Products, and President, Promius Pharma.
Ron Owens, President of EPI Health, said, “We are very pleased to have completed this agreement with Dr. Reddy’s to acquire Cloderm® Cream in the United States. Cloderm® Cream, and its authorized generic, are widely recognized and time-tested among the dermatology community. The addition of this product to our growing portfolio will support our ongoing efforts to build a successful prescription branded franchise in the United States while contributing to EPI Health’s goal of becoming a leader in medical dermatology.”
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 information, log on to: www.drreddys.com
About EPI Group, LLC: EPI Group is a privately held company, headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina with over 2000 employees. In addition to EPI Health, the company’s diverse portfolio includes: Evening Post Publishing—which has seventeen publications in the state of South Carolina including the 2015 Pulitzer Prize winning Post & Courier, Cordillera Communication—a network of eleven broadcast television stations covering 2.3 million households, Heart of Hospice – provider of hospice care to over 1,100 patients and Clear Night Group—a digital marketing agency based in Minnesota. For more information, log on to: www.epihealth.com
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