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Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Announces That It Has Regained Worldwide Rights to DFA-02

October 1, 2018

HYDERABAD, India & PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 1, 2018--Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY along with its subsidiaries together referred to as “Dr. Reddy’s”) today announced the termination of the license granted to Armis Biopharma, Inc. (formerly known as CHD Bioscience, Inc.) for its investigational antibacterial product, DFA-02, for the prophylaxis of surgical site infections (SSIs) .

As a result of the termination, Dr. Reddy’s has regained worldwide rights to DFA-02, and is currently evaluating its options to take the program forward.

DFA-02 is a combination, broad spectrum antibacterial in situ gel which is being investigated for the prophylaxis of SSIs as an adjunct to conventional preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis. DFA-02 has been studied in several phase 1 and 2 clinical studies, and has demonstrated clinical efficacy in several key segments of patients who were at high risk for SSIs.

About Dr. Reddy’s: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY) is an integrated pharmaceutical company, committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives. Through its three businesses - Pharmaceutical Services & Active Ingredients, Global Generics and Proprietary Products – Dr. Reddy’s offers a portfolio of products and services including APIs, custom pharmaceutical services, generics, biosimilars and differentiated formulations. Our major therapeutic areas of focus are gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, diabetology, oncology, pain management and dermatology. Dr. Reddy’s operates in markets across the globe. Our major markets include – USA, India, Russia & CIS countries, and Europe. For more information, log on to: www.drreddys.com.

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CONTACT: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.

INVESTOR RELATIONS

SAUNAK SAVLA, +91-40-49002135

saunaks@drreddys.com

or

MEDIA RELATIONS

CALVIN PRINTER, +91-40- 49002121

calvinprinter@drreddys.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES ASIA PACIFIC NORTH AMERICA NEW JERSEY INDIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH PHARMACEUTICAL GENERAL HEALTH

SOURCE: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.

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