Dr. Reddy’s launches generic Zegerid, helps stomach ulcer treatment


New Delhi: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories on Monday announced the launch of its generic Zegerid (omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate). Zegerid is indicated for the treatment of heartburn and other symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It is also used to treat ulcers and other conditions involving excessive stomach acid production.

According to IMS Health, Zegerid brand and generic had US sales of approximately $ 306.7 million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in May 2016. Dr Reddy’s omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate capsules will be available in bottle count size of 30.