Apotex Corp. announced today the launch of Teriparatide Injection, a single-patient-use pre-filled pen used for the treatment of osteoporosis in the United States.
Teriparatide Injection is supplied as a single-patient-use pre-filled pen containing 250 mcg/mL, capable of administering 28 daily doses of 20 mcg per pen.
“Osteoporosis impacts approximately 10 million Americans, and millions more have low bone density, placing them at high risk. The launch of this product will provide much-needed affordable access for these patients,” says Michael Bohling, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Apotex Corp.
“The approval of Teriparatide Injection is a testament to Apotex’s commitment to the development of complex generic drugs and ensures expanded access for patients to affordable, high-quality medicines,” says Kiran Krishnan, PhD Senior Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs at Apotex Corp.
Ambio, an exclusive co-development partner to Apotex, was integral to the success of the project with their vast experience in peptides. “The approval of Teriparatide bioequivalent showcases Ambio’s strength in the development of complex peptides,” says Chris Bai, CEO at Ambio.