Dr Reddy's Laboratories to launch Corona drug 2-DG in June
Hyderabad: Drugmaker Dr Reddy's Laboratories announced that the anti-Covid-19 medication 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) will be launched in June. The drug 2-DG will come in powdered form in a sachet and need to take twice a day orally by mixing in water. It is used as an adjunct therapy and the clinical trials proved that the 2-DG helps to recover faster and reduces the need for oxygen supply to Covid patients.
Senior Vice President and Head of Pharmaceutical Service and Active Ingredients (PSAI), DRL, Deepak Sapra stated that they have started the production of the 2-DG and expected to launch in June.