NEW DELHI: Natco Pharma NSE -0.88 % on Thursday said it has launched an anticoagulant medication in the country. The company has launched the Rivaroxaban molecule under the brand name RPIGAT, Natco Pharma said in a regulatory filing.
Rivaroxaban is an anticoagulant medication used to treat and prevent blood clots. The medication is currently sold by Bayer NSE 0.45 % under the brand name of Xarelto, in the Indian market.
“After successful previous launches of DABIGAT (Dabigatran) and APIGAT (Apixaban) by Natco, this latest Rivaroxaban NOAC (Novel oral anticoagulant) is in line with the company’s mission of affordable medicines accessible to all,” the drug maker said.
Natco has launched RPIGAT in four strengths- 20 mg, 15mg, 10 mg and 2.5 mg. The 20 mg strength is priced at an MRP of Rs 14 per tablet.