Tagged as: Insulin Glargine

FDA Approves Eli Lilly’s REZVOGLAR As the Second Interchangeable Insulin Glargine

On November 16, FDA approved Eli Lilly’s REZVOGLAR (insulin glargine-aglr) as the second interchangeable biosimilar to LANTUS (insulin glargine), joining SEMGLEE (insulin glargine-yfgn), which was previously approved as interchangeable to LANTUS.  Regarding REZVOGLAR’s approval as interchangeable, FDA stated: “This approval furthers FDA’s longstanding commitment to support a competitive marketplace for…

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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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Clinical Trial Updates: Insulin Glargine and Trastuzumab Biosimilars

Lannett Company Announces Initiation of Pivotal Clinical Trial for Biosimilar Insulin Glargine On March 29, 022, Lannett Company (NYSE: LCI) announced the initiation of its pivotal clinical trial of biosimilar insulin glargine, which is being co-developed with Lannett’s strategic alliance partners within the HEC Group of companies. Lannett reported that…

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FDA Completes Safety Review of Lannett’s IND for Insulin Glargine Biosimilar

Lannett Company, Inc. (“Lannett”) announced Friday that the FDA has completed its safety review of Lannett’s Investigational New Drug application for Lannett’s insulin glargine biosimilar, a product Lannett is co-developing with its strategic alliance partners within the HEC group of companies, and has concluded that the company may proceed with…

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CVS Replaces Lantus® With Basaglar®

It has been reported that U.S. pharmacy benefit manager CVS will drop Sanofi’s insulin drugs, Lantus® (insulin glargine injection, 100 units/ml) and Toujeo® (insulin glargine injection, 300 units/ml) from the list of medications for which it reimburses on behalf of health insurers.  In July CVS caremark® published a list of…

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Biosimilar Market Update – Biocon Biologics LTD and Samsung Bioepis

Last week, Biocon Ltd announced the approval of approximately a 150 million USD capital injection from Goldman Sachs.  Dr. Christian Hamacher, CEO, Biocon Biologics, said, “This capital injection by Goldman Sachs will enable us to make prudent investments in R&D, high-quality manufacturing, as well as, establish a global commercial footprint.” …

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Mylan and Biocon Announce U.S. Launch of Insulin Glargine Biosimilar

We previously reported FDA approval of Mylan and Biocon’s NDA for SEMGLEE (insulin glargine injection).  Today, Mylan and Biocon announced the launch of SEMGLEE for the U.S. market.  SEMGLEE is a biosimilar of LANTUS, Sanofi’s long-acting insulin glargine product.  SEMGLEE will be available in vials and pre-filled pens.  The lead…

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PTAB Issues Final Written Decisions Finding Most Claims of Sanofi’s Lantus Patents Invalid

As we previously reported, Mylan filed a number of IPR petitions challenging a total of seven of Sanofi-Aventis’s patents related to Lantus® (insulin glargine injection).  On May 29, 2020, the PTAB issued Final Written Decisions in eight of Mylan’s pending petitions concerning four patents finding most of the challenged claims…

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