The first biosimilar product, Sandoz's Omnitrope, a version of Lilly's Humatrope
(somatropin), was approved by the EMA in 2006 and, in the decade that followed, more than 20 biosimilars gained regulatory approval.
Somatropina)--Pfizer EMA: Valtropin de BioPartners GmbH (44) Omnitrope, de Sandoz GmbH Invima: Omnitrope, de Sandoz GmbH Humatrope
(45)[R] de Eli Lilly and Company, Norditropin[R] Nordilet (46) [R] de Novo Nordisk, Saizen [R] (47) de Merk Zomacton (48) de Ferring GmbH Groetropin de DONG-A ST CO.
All of the patients were treated with somatropin recombinant human growth hormone (Humatrope
Valtropin is a biosimilar of Humatrope
(somatropin, human growth hormone), Inflectra and Remsima for infliximab and Filgrastim for Neupogen (human granulocyte-colony stimulating factor).1
Mixing and reconstitution are required for Humatrope
, Genotropin, Easypod, and the needle-free injectors.
In Puerto Rico, the company manufactures pharmaceutical products such as Cymbalta, Cialis, Evista, Strattera, Symbyax, Zyprexa and engages in bulk production for Humalog, Forteo and Humatrope
The move affects: Pfizer's Genotropin, Eli Lilly & Co.'s Humatrope
, Novo Nordisk A/S's Norditropin, Roche Holding AG's NutropinAQ, Novartis generics unit Sandoz's Omnitrope, EMD Serono's Saizen, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.'s Tev-Tropin.
About 75% switched to Norditropin, 65% to Nutropin and Genotropin, 60% to Humatrope
, 38% to Saizen, and 36% to Tev-Tropin.
for non-growth-hormone-deficient short stature.
As well as its animal healthcare work, the plant also specialises in biotechnology, with products including humatrope
, which is used to treat growth hormone deficiency.
Using this framework, the FDA has approved a wide range of products that can be used for enhancement, including Viagra for sexual potency, Prozac for psychic well-being, Rogaine for a fuller head of hair, Ritalin for improved concentration, Modafinil for greater wakefulness, Humatrope
for increased height, and silicone gel-filled implants for larger breasts.