01 Nov 21 | The International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association called on all stakeholders ahead of its second Global Biosimilars Week to join the Biosimilars Movement on Advancing Access. The campaign seeks to gather useful ideas, experience, information and resources for and from patients, doctors and all other stakeholders across the healthcare community.
02 Nov 21 | Pfizer released its Q3 2021 results, reporting a 34% increase operationally in biosimilars. Pfizer announced that it plans to launch citrate-free Abrilada® (biosimilar adalimumab) in the US as early as 1 July 2023 in accordance with its agreement with AbbVie. Pfizer disclosed that it plans to seek interchangeable status for Abrilada® in December 2021.
02 Nov 21 | Fresenius Kabi released its Q3 2021 financial results. Fresenius Kabi confirmed that despite delays due to COVID-19, it expects to launch its pegfilgrastim biosimilar candidate in the EU in 2022.
03 Nov 21 | US | Pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics announced that it will add Semglee® (interchangeable biosimilar insulin glargine) to its preferred national formularies.
04 Nov 21 | Novartis announced that it will sell its stake in Roche for a total of USD 20.7 billion, stating that it no longer views its financial stake in Roche as part of its core business. This follows the announcement by Novartis that it would undertake a strategic review of the Sandoz division.
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