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Ranbaxy Obtains Approval To Market Ran-Rosuvastatin In Canada - Quick Facts

Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. or RPCI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, announced that RPCI has received approval from Health Canada to manufacture and market RAN-Rosuvastatin tablets to the Canadian healthcare system. Rosuvastatin is a HMG-COA Reductase Inhibitor (cholesterol-lowering medication). Brand sales of Crestorin Canada were $742.2 million.

"The finished dosage form was developed, and will be manufactured within RLL's Health Canada approved facilities located in India. We anticipate making Rosuvastatin tablets available to all classes of trade after April 2 when sufficient supplies are available to meet market demand," said Paul Drake, President and General Manager of RPCI.

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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