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Sun Pharma acknowledged the intense competition that awaits its psoriasis asset, Ilumya (tildrakizumab) in the US, but maintained that the overall profile of the IL-23p19 inhibitor, which is expected to debut in Q2FY19, was “liked” by customers.
Emergent gets vaccines for cholera and typhoid fever in PaxVax buyout. By taking over the OvaScience shell to go public, Millendo expects to take lead candidate livelotide into a pivotal study early next year.
Glenmark has drawn private equity interest for its carved out domestic orthopedic and pain management business as it seeks to fuel growth in these segments and pare debt via the proceeds. A similar strategy may be deployed for the firm's active pharmaceutical ingredients unit.
An under pressure US business dented Lupin in Q1, with a recovery seen only in the second half of FY19 as new generic products roll out. A ramp-up in on-market products like Solosec in the US and a smooth run to launch for biosimilar Enbrel in Japan and the EU, among other products, could be vital to restore momentum for the Indian firm.
Novel asthma/COPD drugs, including GlaxoSmithKline’s biologic therapy Nucala, are on the horizon in India, set to expand treatment options in the competitive segment. But pricing is expected to be key in pushing uptake, and health care delivery in asthma/COPD in India remains rather sub-optimal, notwithstanding the interest around new launches.