Pfizer’s biosimilar of Amgen, J&J’s anemia treatments gets FDA nod

Pfizer’s biosimilar of Amgen, J&J’s anemia treatments gets FDA nod

17
0
SHARE

Pfizer Inc’s Retacrit was approved by U.S. health regulators as a biosimilar to current anemia treatments from Amgen Inc and Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday, setting it up to compete against more established brands. A year ago the U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected Retacrit as a copy of Amgen’s Epogen and Johnson & Johnson’s Procrit, citing https://investors.pfizer.com/investor-news/press-release-details/2017/Pfizer-Provides-Update-on-Proposed-Epoetin-Alfa-Biosimilar/default.aspx issues with a potential manufacturing facility in Kansas.