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Mylan Voluntarily Recalls Additional Batch of Biosimilar Insulin Glargine Pens Due to Potential Missing Labels

On July 5, Mylan announced another voluntary recall of a batch of Insulin Glargine (insulin glargine-yfgn) Injection, 100 units/mL (U-100), 3 mL prefilled pens “due to the potential for the label to be missing on some pens.”  The recalled product is not the branded SEMGLEE® pen, but rather the unbranded…

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EMA CHMP Recommends Three Biosimilars - Big Molecule Watch

The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recently adopted positive opinions for three biosimilar products.  On June 23, 2022, CHMP recommended the grant of a marketing authorization for RANIVISIO (ranibizumab) to Midas Pharma GmbH.  RANIVISIO references LUCENTIS® and, if approved, would be used to…

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China NMPA Approves TYVYT (sintilimab) - Big Molecule Watch

On June 24, 2022, Innovent Biologics, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company announced that the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) of China approved the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for TYVYT (sintilimab)—a monoclonal antibody that targets and binds to PD-1 molecules resulting in the death of cancer cells—in combination with…

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Formycon Q1 2022 Financial Results - Big Molecule Watch

First Quarter Earnings Graphic

Formycon recently announced its sales and earnings figures for the first quarter of 2022.  Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounted to EUR -4.0 million (Q1/previous year: EUR -1.7 million), which was in line with expectations.  According to the press release, the reported revenues were mainly a result…

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Sandoz’s Biosimilar Application Accepted - Big Molecule Watch

Sandoz recently announced that the EMA (European Medicines Agency) has accepted its application for a 100 mg/ml citrate-free formulation of its biosimilar HYRIMOZ® (adalimumab).  The indications covered in the application include rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, plaque psoriasis, and uveitis.  According to the press release, Sandoz has conducted a…

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