Four adalimumabs compete in EU
Four separate biosimilar versions of AbbVie’s Humira (adalimumab) are competing for market share in the European Union (EU), after Amgen, Mylan, Samsung Bioepis and Sandoz all launched into European markets immediately after a key supplementary protection certificate (SPC) protecting the autoimmune treatment expired. Amgen, Mylan and Samsung Bioepis said their respective Amgevita, Hulio and Imraldi biosimilars had launched in markets across Europe, including in Italy for Amgen. A Sandoz spokesperson told Generics bulletin the company – which has received approval under the Hyrimoz, Halimatoz and Hefiya labels – had “launched and supplied” its adalimumab in Germany and the UK, while it had placed tender bids in the Netherlands and Ukraine.
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