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Beximco And Mylan Strike Biosimilars Deal

Bangladesh’s Beximco will market Mylan’s biosimilars in its domestic market, under a deal that has just been struck between the two companies. The Ogivri trastuzumab biosimilar, co-developed by Mylan and Biocon, will be the first product launched as part of the collaboration.

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Teva Emerges From Restructuring Ready To Grow

Despite seeing an 8% drop in global turnover in 2019, an upbeat Teva says the completion of its restructuring plan has positioned the company to increase its turnover through newly-launched products – including biosimilars, brands and new generics – as well as improve its profit margins through manufacturing optimization.

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EU Off-Patent Industry Sees ‘Limited Immediate Risk’ From COVID-19

 The coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak poses a “limited immediate risk” to European production and supplies of off-patent drugs, according to industry association Medicines for Europe. However, if the situation continues for an extended period an “important impact” cannot be ruled out.

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Beximco And Mylan Strike Biosimilars Deal

Bangladesh’s Beximco will market Mylan’s biosimilars in its domestic market, under a deal that has just been struck between the two companies. The Ogivri trastuzumab biosimilar, co-developed by Mylan and Biocon, will be the first product launched as part of the collaboration.

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Upsher-Smith Launches Three New Generics

Upsher-Smith has strengthened its US generics portfolio with three new launches that will compete in a combined market worth nearly $102.5m.

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Gedeon Richter Sees Profit Jump By 40%

A strong tailwind from antipsychotic drug Vraylar helped Hungary’s Gedeon Richter to post a 40% leap in 2019 net profit. Analysts see more upside ahead for eastern Europe’s largest drugmaker.

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Sandoz Looks To Biosimilars As It Reprioritizes In The US

Sandoz US president Carol Lynch talked to Scrip about its changing US portfolio, which will emphasize biosimilars, as the Novartis unit is poised to divest most of its US generics portfolio to Aurobindo.

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Seretide Settlement Lifts Glenmark In Europe

Glenmark can sell its partnered generic rival to GSK’s Seretide Accuhaler dry powder inhaler in certain European markets following a settlement with the UK company. The Indian firm has also shelved divestment plans for its API business, at least for now.

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Sawai’s Recent US Launches Outperform Expectations

Sawai’s sales increased on the back of a good performance from recently-launched products in the first nine months of its financial year. However, given the competitive environment the Japanese company is continuing to stick to its full-year forecasts.

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US Generics Approvals Will Decline

With the pre-GDUFA backlog largely acted upon, the FDA expects ANDA approvals to decrease, but supplement actions to increase in FY 2020 and FY 2021.

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Harmonization Needed For Complex And Value-Added Drugs

Complex generics and value added medicines share common challenges on harmonization of regulation, lack of incentives and clarity of guidelines, heard delegates to Medicines for Europe’s Regulatory & Scientific Affairs conference.

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Regulatory Measures Could Mitigate EU Coronavirus Risks

As part of its response to the coronavirus outbreak, Medicines for Europe has set out a series of policy recommendations that it says could help to mitigate the risks of COVID-19.

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Medicare Plans Are Discouraging Generics Use

An AAM-sponsored study by researcher Avalere Health has concluded that Medicare Part D policy changes have led to generics being placed on non-generic tiers 53% of the time in 2020, with generics placed on the ‘preferred generic’ Tier 1 just 10% of the time.

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Globalized Approach Is Critical To Regulation

Regulatory processes need to be optimized and must reflect increasing globalization, heard delegates to Medicines for Europe’s 2020 Regulatory & Scientific Affairs conference. Digital technologies are part of the solution.

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UK's MHRA Looks Beyond Brexit Transition Period

Now that the UK has left the EU, the UK’s medicines regulator says it will use the rest of this year to work out how best to ensure continuity of drug regulation after the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December.

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Upsher-Smith Launches Three New Generics

Upsher-Smith has strengthened its US generics portfolio with three new launches that will compete in a combined market worth nearly $102.5m.

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US Generics Approvals Will Decline

With the pre-GDUFA backlog largely acted upon, the FDA expects ANDA approvals to decrease, but supplement actions to increase in FY 2020 and FY 2021.

Generic Drugs Regulation

Sandoz Looks To Biosimilars As It Reprioritizes In The US

Sandoz US president Carol Lynch talked to Scrip about its changing US portfolio, which will emphasize biosimilars, as the Novartis unit is poised to divest most of its US generics portfolio to Aurobindo.

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Beximco And Mylan Strike Biosimilars Deal

Bangladesh’s Beximco will market Mylan’s biosimilars in its domestic market, under a deal that has just been struck between the two companies. The Ogivri trastuzumab biosimilar, co-developed by Mylan and Biocon, will be the first product launched as part of the collaboration.

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Medaxes Sets Out Hopes For Belgian Biosimilars Taskforce

Belgian off-patent industry association Medaxes has set out its aspirations for a new biosimilars taskforce that has been set up by local health insurance body INAMI. Data cited by the industry body shows that biosimilar penetration in Belgium is still lagging behind that of its European neighbors.

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Gedeon Richter Sees Profit Jump By 40%

A strong tailwind from antipsychotic drug Vraylar helped Hungary’s Gedeon Richter to post a 40% leap in 2019 net profit. Analysts see more upside ahead for eastern Europe’s largest drugmaker.

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Harmonization Needed For Complex And Value-Added Drugs

Complex generics and value added medicines share common challenges on harmonization of regulation, lack of incentives and clarity of guidelines, heard delegates to Medicines for Europe’s Regulatory & Scientific Affairs conference.

Europe Regulation

Lilly's Basaglar Becomes A Blockbuster

Quarterly global Basaglar sales rose above $300m for the first time in the fourth quarter of 2019, with full-year turnover pushing the insulin glargine hybrid well into blockbuster territory.

Sales & Earnings Value-Added Medicines

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