Eagle Aims To Meet Extra Vasopressin Demand Caused By Covid
Vasopressin Share Expected To Grow; ‘Unknown Is What Happens To Price’
Eagle management provided detailed insight into the existing market for vasopressin, which it entered in January with the first generic version of Endo’s Vasostrict. The US-based player believes operating cash flows for the year, boosted also by its Pemfexy (pemetrexed) launch, could top $170m, paving the way for a major acquisition.
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In the month ahead, Japanese firms are set to be hit with further price cuts to their generics, while Eagle Pharmaceuticals will throw off the restraints for its Pemfexy (pemetrexed) 505(b)(2) version of Eli Lilly’s Alimta.
Endo management turned talk once again to its expectations for Vasostrict competition in the coming months during its year-end earnings call. The US-based firm enjoyed a better end to the year as it capitalized on the opportunity for shortage-hit varenicline.
Hot on the heels of Eagle’s first US generic launch, Dr Reddy’s has launched an authorized generic version of vasopressin at the same time as Endo’s Par Sterile Products has also launched a new pre-mixed ready-to-use presentation of the Vasostrict brand. Meanwhile, American Regent has also launched its 505(b)(2) product referencing Vasostrict.