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Teva and Celltrion Launch Truxima (biosimilar- rituximab) to Treat Wegener's Granulomatosis and Microscopic Polyangiitis in the US

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Teva and Celltrion Launch Truxima (biosimilar- rituximab) to Treat Wegener's Granulomatosis and Microscopic Polyangiitis in the US

Teva and Celltrion Launch Truxima (biosimilar- rituximab) to Treat Wegener's Granulomatosis and Microscopic Polyangiitis in the US

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  • Teva and Celltrion launch Truxima (rituximab-abbs) to treat RA in combination with MTX in patients with mod.to sev. active RA who have an inadequate response to one or more TNF antagonist therapies and to treat GPA and MPA in combination with glucocorticoids
  • Truxima has received CMS pass-through status in the hospital outpatient setting and is expected to be available at a WAC of $845.55/ 100mg and $4-227.75/ 500mg vial
  • In Oct’2016- the two companies entered into an exclusive partnership- under which TEVA got commercializing right in the US and Canada. In May’2019- the US FDA approved Truxima for all approved indication of the reference product- Rituxan

Click here ­to­ read full press release/ article | Ref: PRNewswire | Image: Celltrion

Related News:  Teva and Celltrion Reports the Availability of Truxima (biosimilar- Rituxan) in the US


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