Hikma and Vectura ally on Ellipta rivals
Hikma has announced a global development and marketing collaboration deal with Vectura aimed at developing generic versions of GlaxoSmlithKline’s (GSK’s) Ellipta respiratory portfolio. The agreement on rivals to Ellipta – which builds on an existing collaboration between the two firms to develop a generic version of GSK’s Advair Diskus (fluticasone/salmeterol) – will use Vectura’s proprietary ‘open-inhale-close’ dry-powder inhaler device.
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