Dr Reddy's launches pain treatment cream in India

Dr Reddy's Laboratories today said it has launched 'Supamove' cream used for treating pain and inflammation in India.

The cream helps in reducing pain and inflammation in patients with joint pain, arthritis, bursitis, tendinitis and lower back pain, the company said.

"The product has been in-licensed from Cymbiotics Inc. USA and will be available in a 30 gm tube," it added.

The company has also launched another product, Venusia Soft lotion in 75 ml pack, used for providing relief from dry, itchy skin also in-licensed from Cymbiotics Inc.

"This will complete Dr Reddy's treatment basket in the emollient and protective space which already includes Venusia cream, Venusia lotion, Venusia max and Venusia bathing bar," Dr Reddy's said.

The company claimed that current market size of topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) segment is over Rs 352 crore and emollients and protectives market in India is currently valued at Rs 208 crore, it added.

The Hyderabad-based firm, which had revenues of USD 1.7 billion in FY 11 is present in three business segments- pharmaceutical services and active ingredients, global generics and proprietary products.

Shares of Dr Reddy's were today trading at Rs 1,573 in the after noon trade on BSE, up 0.45 per cent from its previous close.

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