Last Updated on May 26, 2021 by The Health Master
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has received final approval by the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) for Icatibant Injection, 30 mg/3 mL (10 mg/mL) Single-Dose Prefilled Syringe, the generic version of Firazyr Injection, 30 mg/3 mL (10 mg/mL) Single-Dose Prefilled Syringe, of Shire Human Genetic Therapies.
This marks Glenmark’s first synthetic decapeptide injectable approval and will be manufactured in their North American manufacturing facility based in Monroe, North Carolina.
According to IQVIA sales data for the 12 month period ending March 2021, the Firazyr Injection, 30 mg/3 mL (10 mg/mL) Single-Dose Prefilled Syringe market achieved annual sales of approximately $223.4 million*.
Glenmark’s current portfolio consists of 172 products authorised for distribution in the US marketplace and 44 ANDA’s pending approval with the US FDA.