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June 02, 2015 6:54 PM ET

Pharmaceuticals

Company Overview of Hetero Drugs Limited

Company Overview

Hetero Drugs Limited, a pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, and markets active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), intermediate chemicals, and generic finished dosages in India. The company offers APIs in the areas of antiretroviral and oncology products to the global pharmaceutical market; finished dosages in various therapeutic areas, including antiretroviral, gastro-intestinal, cardiovascular, antidepressants/antipsychotics, anti-diabetics, pain management, anti-infectives, dermatology, and oncology; and oncology products, including injectables, solid/liquid oral dosages, ointments, soft gelatine capsules, and inhalers. It also develops and manufactures bio-generics; and provid...

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HETERO CORPORATE INDUSTRIAL ESTATES

SANATH NAGAR

Hyderabad,  500018

India

Founded in 1993

Phone:

91 40 2370 4923

Fax:

91 40 2370 4926

Key Executives for Hetero Drugs Limited

Founder, Chairman and Managing Director
Age: 60
Whole Time Director
Age: 57
Director of Production and Whole Time Director
Age: 45
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Hetero Drugs Limited Key Developments

Dr Reddy's Laboratories Enters into an Agreement with Hetero to Market Hepatitis C Drug Sofosbufir 400 mg Tablets

Dr Reddy's Laboratories announced it has entered into an agreement with Hetero to allow the company to distribute and market chronic Hepatitis C drug Sofosbufir 400 mg tablets, manufactured by Hetero, under the brand name Resof in India. Clinical studies have indicated that Sofosbuvir 400 mg in combination with other agents achieved high cure rates while shortening treatment duration to 12 weeks and reducing or completely eliminating the need for Interferon injections, depending on the viral genotype. According to the World health Organization, close to 12 million Indians suffer from chronic Hepatitis C, a disease that can seriously affect the liver, leading to potentially lifethreatening complications, including liver cancer. Earlier this month, two citybased pharma players, Natco Pharma Limited and Hetero, got approval to manufacture and market generic Sofosbuvir tablets 400 mg, from the Drugs Controller General of India. Sofosbuvir is sold globally by Gilead Sciences Inc. under the Sovaldi brand name. Both the Indian companies had announced that they will market generic Sofosbuvir at a price of INR 19,900 for a bottle of 28 tablets.

Hetero Drugs Limited Launches Darbepoetin Alfa in India

Hetero Drugs Limited announced the launch of its first biosimilar product in India, darbepoetin alfa. This launch marks a significant advancement for company in a biosimilars market expected to grow to USD 24 billion in the next five years. In partnership with several prominent pharmaceutical companies, Hetero is launching the drug across India. Darbepoetin alfa is a synthetic form of erythropoietin, clinically proven to stimulate erythropoiesis (increased hemoglobin levels) for patients with anemia due to chronic kidney disease.

Hetero Drugs Limited Presents at BioPharma India 2013, Nov-25-2013 04:00 PM

Hetero Drugs Limited Presents at BioPharma India 2013, Nov-25-2013 04:00 PM. Venue: Hyatt Regency, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Speakers: Shubhadeep Sinha, Head (Global) & Associate Vice-President, Clinical Development & Medical Affairs (CD&MA).

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