01 October 2019 07:05 BST
AstraZeneca divests rights for Losec to Cheplapharm
Agreement supports AstraZeneca’s focus on three main therapy areas
AstraZeneca has agreed to sell the global commercial rights, excluding China, Japan, the US and Mexico, for Losec (omeprazole) and associated brands to Cheplapharm Arzneimittel GmbH (Cheplapharm).
The divestment includes medicines containing omeprazole marketed by AstraZeneca or its collaborators under the Acimax, Antra, Mepral, Mopral, Omepral and Zoltum medicine names.
Ruud Dobber, Executive Vice President, BioPharmaceuticals, said: