Hetero launches Lapatinib under the brand name ‘Hertab’ in India
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Hetero launches Lapatinib under the brand name ‘Hertab’ in India

Mumbai, Jan 11: Hetero, one of India’s leading generic pharmaceutical companies and world’s largest producer of anti-retroviral drugs, on Friday announced the launch of generic version of Lapatinib (250 mg) tablets in India.

The product is marketed and distributed under the brand name ‘HERTAB’ by Hetero Healthcare Ltd. It is made available in two SKUs, each consisting of 30 tablets and 150 tablets,a release said.

HERTAB (Lapatinib) is an oral therapy indicated for the treatment of postmenopausal women with HER2-positive advanced breast cancer patients whose disease has progressed after taking Trastuzumab therapy.

Lapatinib is used in combination with other medication Capecitabine or Letrozole, which together, inhibit the growth of cancer cells in patients. (UNI)