Generic of Propecia® Launches

Released: 01/07/2013   By: Mike Partridge, RPh

On January 2, 2013, Dr. Reddy’s commenced shipping the generic equivalent for Merck’s branded product, Propecia® (finasteride) tablets. Propecia® had estimated total U.S. annual sales of approximately $150 million.

Propecia is indicated for the treatment of male pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) in men only.