Sun Pharma launches FluGuard (Favipiravir) in India at Rs. 35 per tablet

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Sun Pharma launches FluGuard (Favipiravir) in India at Rs. 35 per tablet


Sun Pharma launches FluGuard (Favipiravir) in India at Rs. 35 per tablet

Mumbai, August 04, 2020: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited. (Reuters: SUN.BO, Bloomberg: SUNP IN, NSE: SUNPHARMA, BSE: 524715, ?Sun Pharma? and includes its subsidiaries and/or associate companies) today announced that it has launched FluGuard? (Favipiravir 200 mg) at an economical price of Rs. 35 per tablet, for the treatment of mild to moderate cases of Covid-19 in India. Favipiravir is the only oral anti-viral treatment approved in India for the potential treatment of patients with mild to moderate Covid-19 disease. Commenting on the launch, Kirti Ganorkar, CEO of India Business, Sun Pharma said, ?With over 50,000 Covid-19 cases being reported daily in India, there is an urgent need to provide more treatment options to healthcare professionals. We are launching FluGuard? at an economical price to make the drug accessible to more and more patients thereby reducing their financial burden. This is in line with our continuous efforts to support India?s pandemic response.? The company will work closely with the government and medical community to ensure availability of FluGuard? to patients across the country. The stocks of FluGuard? will be available in the market from this week. FluGuard? is the registered trade mark of Sun Pharma. Disclaimer: Statements in this ?Document? describing the Company?s objectives, projections, estimates, expectations, plans or predictions or industry conditions or events may be ?forward looking statements? within the meaning of applicable securities laws and regulations. Actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed or implied. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward looking statements to reflect developments or circumstances that arise or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated developments/circumstances after the date hereof. About Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited. (CIN - L24230GJ1993PLC019050): Sun Pharma is the world's fourth largest specialty generic pharmaceutical company and India's top pharmaceutical company. A vertically integrated business and a skilled team enables it to deliver high-quality products, trusted by customers and patients in over 100 countries across the world, at affordable prices. Its global presence is supported by manufacturing facilities spread across 6 continents and approved by multiple regulatory agencies, coupled with a multi-cultural workforce comprising over 50 nationalities. Sun Pharma fosters excellence through innovation supported by strong R&D capabilities across multiple R&D centers, with investments of approximately 6% of annual revenues in R&D. For further information, please visit www.sunpharma.com & follow us on Twitter @SunPharma_Live. Contacts: Investors: Media: Nimish Desai Gaurav Chugh Tel +91 22 4324 4324, Xtn 2778 Tel +91 22 4324 4324, Xtn 5373 Tel Direct +91 22 4324 2778 Tel Direct +91 22 4324 5373 Mobile +91-98203 30182 Mobile +91 98104 71414 E mail nimish.desai@sunpharma.com E mail gaurav.chugh@sunpharma.com

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