Sanofi India plans to launch Combiflam cream by January

Drugmaker Sanofi India, plans to launch pain relief cream Combiflam across India next January after 18-month-long pilot sales in two southern states, a senior executive said on Tuesday.

hidden August 01, 2012 17:02:07 IST
Sanofi India plans to launch Combiflam cream by January

Drugmaker Sanofi India, a unit of France's Sanofi , plans to launch pain relief cream Combiflam across India next January after 18-month-long pilot sales in two southern states, a senior executive said on Tuesday.

"The response (for Combiflam cream) has been positive and we are looking at the extension nationally next year," Anindya Chowdhury, senior director, consumer healthcare, Sanofi India said.

Sanofi India plans to launch Combiflam cream by January

Drugmaker Sanofi India plans to launch pain relief cream Combiflam across India next January.Reuters

The pain relief creams and gels market in India is valued at about 5 billion rupees and is dominated by brands such as Moov, owned by Reckitt Benckiser and Volini, of India's Ranbaxy Laboratories.

Sanofi India also sells about 1.8 billion pain killer tablets, Combiflam, in the country every year, he said.

Reuters

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