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Biocon

Another Samsung Bioepis? Biocon, Viatris mull merging biosimilar businesses

Samsung Bioepis represents the marriage of an Asian company and a Western drugmaker with a focus on biosimilars. Now, two other players are reportedly considering …

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antibody drugs

China’s new NRDL; Biocon-Viatris biosimilar merger?; Avistone’s $200M series A

China unveiled new inclusions in its national reimbursement drug list, featuring novel therapies from Biogen, Pfizer, Eli Lilly and more. Partners Biocon and Viatris are …

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AbbVie

Alvotech, battling AbbVie over its Humira biosim, raises $450M and tees up Nasdaq debut

Alvotech, the biosim specialist locked in a legal battle over AbbVie’s sales Goliath Humira, is revving up for its debut on the Nasdaq. The Icelandic …

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Aimovig

Amgen’s Otezla, Repatha and biosimilars put on notice, with challenging years ahead

Some of Amgen’s key businesses are drawing concerns as competition looms. Amgen’s 2022 sales could be about $26.3 billion, or $700 million lower than industry …

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Biocon

Viatris launched two versions of its interchangeable insulin biosimilar. Why?

It’s official: Biocon and Viatris have launched their historic interchangeable insulin biosimilar, Semglee. The drug, which references Sanofi’s blockbuster diabetes med Lantus, will roll out …

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biosimilar

Pegfilgrastim Biosimilar Matches Reference Product

Sandoz’s biosimilar of Neulasta, or pegfilgrastim, matched the reference product in a clinical trial, according to the company. Researchers found equivalence in pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, immunogenicity …

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