Category: Biosimilar

Novartis’ Sandoz scores EU approval for Remicade biosimilar

The European Commission has given its approval to Sandoz, Novartis’ generics and biosimilars unit, for its biosimilar version of Janssen’s Remicade (infliximab) and other products, known as Zessly.
The therapy has been authorised in all the indications of its reference product, which includes the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, adult Crohn’s disease, paediatric Crohn’s disease, adult ulcerative colitis, paediatric ulcerative colitis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis and plaque psoriasis.
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Sandoz announces exclusive global collaboration with Biocon on next-generation biosimilars

Sandoz, a Novartis division and the global leader in biosimilars, today announced a global partnership with Asia’s premier biopharmaceuticals company, Biocon, to develop, manufacture and commercialize multiple biosimilars in immunology and oncology for patients worldwide. http://www.worldpharmanews.com/novartis/4264-sandoz-announces-exclusive-global-collaboration-with-biocon-on-next-generation-biosimilars

Five more biosimilar-free years for AbbVie’s Humira

Humira is the key drug for AbbVie, and one the company hopes it will be able to push into the $20 billion region per year region before competition arrives. After a financial deal was agreed with Amgen, it looks like the drug should have the immediate biosimilar threat removed from its path running up to the beginning of 2023.
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