Tagged as: Adalimumab

Celltrion and Rani Therapeutics to Jointly Develop Oral Formulation of Adalimumab Biosimilar

Celltrion and US-based Rani Therapeutics (“Rani”) announced that they entered an agreement to develop RT-105, an orally administered adalimumab biosimilar made using the RANIPILL platform.  The announcement explains that RANIPILL capsules are Rani’s payload agnostic oral delivery technology intended to replace subcutaneous or intravenous injection of biologics or drugs, and…

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FDA Approves Celltrion’s YUFLYMA (adalimumab-aaty), a Biosimilar to HUMIRA

Today Celltrion announced that the FDA approved its biosimilar product, YUFLYMA (adalimumab-aaty), a high-concentration (100mg/mL) and citrate-free formulation of HUMIRA.  YUFLYMA is approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, plaque psoriasis, and hidradenitis suppurativa.  As we previously reported, Celltrion…

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FDA Approves the Cyltezo Pen, an Autoinjector Option for Adalimumab

On May 22, 2023, Boehringer Ingelheim announced that the FDA has approved the Cyltezo Pen, a new autoinjector option for Cyltezo (adalimumab-adbm). According to a previous announcement from Boehringer Ingelheim, Cyltezo is an FDA-approved Interchangeable biosimilar to Humira (adalimumab) and its commercial license will begin on July 1, 2023. Initially…

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Sandoz Announces Approval for Biosimilar Hyrimoz® (adalimumab-adaz)

On March 21, 2023, Sandoz, announced FDA approval of its citrate-free high-concentration formulation (HCF) of its biosimilar HYRIMOZ® (adalimumab-adaz) injection.  HYRIMOZ® is approved to treat seven indications covered by the reference medicine, HUMIRA® (adalimumab), including rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and plaque…

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Alkem Subsidiary Enzene Launches Adalimumab Biosimilar in India

As reported by HealthCareRadius in India, on February 23, 2023, Enzene Biosciences, a subsidiary of Alkem Laboratories, announced commencement of commercial supplies of its biosimilar adalimumab (ENZ-129) in India to treat ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA).  This is Enzene’s fourth biosimilar launch in the last eighteen months.  In…

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European Biosimilar Regulatory Updates

STADA and Xbrane Announce Approval of Ranibizumab Biosimilar in UK On January 16, 2023, STADA Arzneimittel AG (STADA) and Xbrane Biopharyma AB (Xbrane) announced that the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare product Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has granted marketing authorization for XIMLUCI (ranibizumab), a biosimilar of LUCENTIS.  XIMLUCI is an anti-VEGF (vascular…

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Amgen Launches AMJEVITA—First Biosimilar to HUMIRA in the United States

Amgen announced today the launch of AMJEVITA (adalimumab-atto), a biosimilar to AbbVie’s HUMIRA (adalimumab), in the United States.  AMJEVITA was the first HUMIRA biosimilar approved by the FDA and is now the first to be launched in the United States. AMJEVITA is approved to treat seven inflammatory diseases, including moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis in adults,…

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Alvotech and Bioventure Announce Approval of ADALIMUMAB Biosimilar in Saudi Arabia

On January 24, Alvotech and Bioventure, a subsidiary of GlobalOne Healthcare Holding LLC, announced that the Saudi Food & Drug Authority has approved SIMLANDI, a biosimilar referencing HUMIRA (adalimumab), in Saudi Arabia. According to the press release, Bioventure is Alvotech’s exclusive strategic partner for the commercialization of SIMLANDI in the…

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Year in Review: Top Deals in 2022

According to PwC, “2022 has been a challenging year for M&A in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector, with both deal value and volume at multiyear lows thanks to overall macro headwinds coupled with broad-based market dislocation.”  PwC expects “M&A to more closely resemble prior years with a total deal…

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Samsung Bioepis Announces Approval of Citrate-Free, High-Concentration Adalimumab Biosimilar in Canada

On January 3, 2023, Samsung Bioepis announced that Health Canada has approved their citrate-free, high concentration (40 mg/0.4 mL) HUMIRA biosimilar, HADLIMA (also known as SB5). HADLIMA is indicated for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis (AS), psoriatic arthritis, adult Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis,…

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