Mylan (NSDQ:MYL) today announced the launch of its Wixela Inhub product, a generic for GlaxoSmithKline‘s (NYSE:GSK) Advair Diskus device, for people with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The company touted that its device’s list price is 70% less than Advair Diskus and 67% less than GSK’s generic. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery […]
FDA has approved the first generic of GlaxoSmithKline‘s (NYSE:GSK) blockbuster Advair respiratory drug, this one by Mylan (NSDQ:MYL), six months after rejecting Mylan’s application. Canonsburg, PA-based Mylan’s shares jumped 7% to $30.82 at market close after yesterday’s late-afternoon announcement, and were trading at $30.96 mid-morning today. GSK’s stock dipped 2% to$38.70 on the news late yesterday, but had more than […]
Teva (NYSE:TEVA) this week launched its generic version of Mylan‘s (NSDQ:MYL) EpiPen auto-injector and announced that it would sell the emergency allergy therapy for $300 – the same price as Mylan’s own generic EpiPen product. The price for Teva’s product inspired some head-scratching among patient advocates and healthcare professionals. After all, when the FDA first approved Teva’s […]
Mylan (NSDQ:MYL) and Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics said today that the European Commission gave the companies marketing authorization for Hulio, a biosimilar to AbbVie‘s (NYSE:ABBV) billion-dollar Humira product. Mylan said it plans to launch Hulio across particular markets in Europe on or after Oct. 16. The drug is the fifth product authorized by the EC as a biosimilar for […]
Mylan (NSDQ:MYL) said today that it launched a generic version of Baxter‘s (NYSE:BAX) Brevibloc heart drug in the U.S. The company’s injectable product, esmolol hydrochloride in sodium chloride, will be offered in single-dose plastic bags, according to Mylan. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
In an attempt to mitigate an ongoing shortage of Epipen auto-injectors, the FDA today extended the expiration date of specific lots of 0.3-mg devices by four months. The move to extend the expiration dates beyond the approved 20-month shelf-life is based on stability data provided by Mylan (NSDQ:MYL) to the FDA, the U.S. regulatory agency reported. Get the […]
The FDA this week approved the first generic version of Mylan‘s (NSDQ:MYL) Epipen emergency allergy auto-injector. Teva Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:TEVA), which won the historic approval, plans to market the generic epinephrine auto-injector in 0.3mg and 0.15mg doses. There are other epinephrine auto-injectors on the market in the U.S., but Teva’s is the first that’s approved to directly substitute […]
Kaleo said today that despite ongoing manufacturing delays reported by epinephrine auto-injector manufacturers, Kaleo’s Auvi-Q device is available via prescription and that the privately-held company has ‘sufficient supply to meet any anticipated demand.’ Kaleo’s epinephrine auto-injector features voice instructions that guide users through the drug-delivery process and an auto-retractable needle system, according to the company. Get […]
Mylan (NSDQ:MYL) announced today the U.S. launch of its rivastigmine transdermal drug-delivery patch, a generic version of Novartis‘ (NYSE:NVS) Exelon therapy. The company’s rivastigmine therapy is indicated for the treatment of dementia associated with Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
The FDA this week approved the first generic version of Indivior‘s (LON:INDV) billion-dollar opioid addiction treatment, Suboxone. The generic buprenorphine and naloxone sublingual film, sold by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE:RDY) and Mylan (NSDQ:MYL), is designed to suppress withdrawal symptoms that crop in people addicted to opioids, as well as block the neurochemical effects of opioids. Get the […]
Shares in Mylan (NSDQ:MYL) dropped -5% yesterday after the pharmaceutical company revealed that it received the dreaded ‘complete response letter’ from the FDA, denying its application for a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline‘s (NYSE:GSK) blockbuster Advair respiratory drug. Canonsburg, PA-based Mylan noted that the CRL was due to “minor deficiencies” identified in its application and that it expects […]