Biocon and Mylan Launch Semglee (biosimilar, Insulin Glargine) in Australia

Biocon and Mylan Launch Semglee (biosimilar, Insulin Glargine) in Australia

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  • Biocon & Mylan launch the Semglee (insulin glargine solution for injection 100 IU/mL in a 3mL pre-filled pen) as the first Insulin Glargine biosimilar in Australia available on the PBS
  • The TGA approval is based on the data demonstrated high bio-similarity of Semglee with the reference, Insulin Glargine. The launch of Semglee will increase patients access to the therapy and reduces the cost burden for PBS
  • Insulin glargine (qd) is a long-acting basal insulin analog, helps to control the blood sugar levels in diabetes and is one of the three insulin analogs being co-developed by Mylan and Biocon. Mylan holds exclusive commercialization rights of Semglee in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand & EU while Biocon grasps exclusive commercialization rights in Japan & few emerging markets with co-exclusive commercialization rights with Mylan in ROW

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