Sandoz Victoza Settlement Sets Up Face-Off With Teva And Viatris
Novo Nordisk: Sandoz Able To Launch Liraglutide In June 2024
Novo Nordisk’s cornerstone type 2 diabetes treatment Victoza is set to come under siege from the three largest generics manufacturers beginning in June 2024, after Sandoz became the last of the trio to sign a licensing agreement with the Danish originator that resolves patent-litigation proceedings.
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Viatris spent a good chunk of its recent investor day updating on its complex generics ambitions, especially considering it is set to be missing biosimilars from its armory in the back half of 2022. A proposed move for the first US generic Symbicort was suggested by management.
The new indication means Victoza is the first non-insulin drug approved to treat type 2 diabetes in young patients since metformin was approved for pediatric use in 2000. Victoza has been approved to treat adult patients with type 2 diabetes since 2010.
Going toe-to-toe with Amgen on its Neulasta Onpro on-body injector device is a key strategic goal for Coherus BioSciences, although news will be kept concealed until the company’s proposed biosimilar is approved or launched.