Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Pharma major Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd on Tuesday launched Clofarabine injection, usually prescribed to treat a type of cancer of the white blood cells, in the US market.

Approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), it is a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Clolar (clofarabine) injection.

The Clolar brand and generic had US sales of approximately $53 million MAT (Moving Annual Total) for the 12 months ended in September 2017, according to IMS Health, which provides information services for the healthcare industry.

Clofarabine injection is available in single-dose, 20 mL flint vials containing 20 mg of clofarabine in 20 mL of solution (1mg/mL), the Hyderabad-based firm said in a statement.

Clolar is a registered trademark of Genzyme Corporation.