Tax bill could lead pharma to move overseas; global pharma sales increased 45% in nine years; FDA OKs first gene therapy for rare retinal disease
FDA issues prescription drug promotion guidance; FDA approves first follow-on biologic of Lilly's Humalog; drugmakers allegedly hired nurses to promote drugs
Pfizer's Viagra generic to sell for half the price; GSK seeks oncology deals; Ionis' experimental Huntington's drug tackles toxic protein for the first time
He was diagnosed years ago with a handful of autoimmune conditions, treating them with drugs like Abbvie's Humira, which he helped commercialize.
The FDA approves Ironwood's gout drug; GSW names new president; Samsung and Takeda to partner on biologic development
Sanofi to boost investment in biologics R&D; Sage's awareness campaign criticized; PatientsLikeMe poll finds 95% of patients want some costs of drugs covered
A New York county sues drugmakers over opioid marketing; AstraZeneca files suit against GSK exec; Thermo Fisher acquires biologics firms
Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim received approval to begin selling their Lantus knock-off drug after settling a patent lawsuit with Sanofi in September.
The FDA approves Lilly's Lantus follow-on biologic; AstraZeneca buys majority stake in Acerta Pharma; Shkreli arrested on securities fraud charges
The health insurance industry's trade association, along with other organizations, sent a letter to the FDA arguing that different names could lead to prescriber confusion and medication errors.
Novartis appeals the ban on its biosimilar Zarxio; AbbVie petitions for distinct biosimilar labels; Sanofi will study Toujeo in a real-world setting
About 80% of polled dermatologists told Leerink Partners they would likely prescribe the experimental biologic dupilumab.
The documents acknowledge biosimilars and branded biologics will differ and set assessment standards.
Celltrion expects its Remicade biosimilar to hit the US this year; Vivus cuts its sales force; BMJ accuses Novartis of interfering with clinical trials
An Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines survey shows what doctors mean by biosimilar transparency.
Reactions to the first biosimilar approval show that marketing and education will be essential for the new category to take market share.
The regulator approved Novartis's Neupogen lookalike. Amgen, which markets Neupogen, has a trove of its own potential biosimilars.
A study by the nonprofit research group found resistance to drug switching.
Achillion's experimental HCV drug cleared the virus in six weeks when combined with Gilead's Sovaldi; Sanofi will replace a third of its sales managers; GSK shutters Montana vaccine R&D.
Pfizer said the $17-billion decision to acquire Hospira will not affect the timeline of its divide-or-stay-whole decision.
One in three adults would rather not take a pill and have a shorter life span; Pfizer's next-gen breast-cancer drug nabs an early approval; Amgen's Humira biosimilar demonstrates clinical equivalence.
A novel psoriasis treatment approved today, which demonstrated superiority to TNF inhibitors, could unseat entrenched competitors like Amgen's Enbrel and J&J's Stelara.
Severe flu season to test Roche's Tamiflu; Novartis gains nod for psoriasis drug; Amgen and Kite collaborate on immunotherapy.
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As courts sort out lawsuits over two Sandoz biosimilars, the Novartis unit reports a study showing its BLA candidate has similar efficacy to Neupogen.
The company says ABP 510 hit its primary endpoint in an adalimumab comparison.
Phase-III tests indicate Lilly's experimental treatment bests Amgen's for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
A group of investors has drawn up a list of business principles which includes not disparaging biosimilars as being inferior to branded biologics.
Soonish would be good, since a Novartis subsidiary filed a biosimilar with the FDA last month.
The generics maker says an adalimumab biosimilar would anchor its immunology portfolio.