logo
  

Takeda Inks Supply Agreement With DSI Renal For Affymax's Omontys

Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. or TPUSA (TKPYY.PK) and Affymax, Inc. (AFFY) Monday said Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. or TPA has entered into a supply agreement for sourcing and supply of Omontys (peginesatide) Injection with DSI Renal, one of the largest dialysis providers in the U.S. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Omontys is the only once-monthly erythropoiesis-stimulating agent for anemia available to the adult dialysis patient population with chronic kidney disease in the U.S.

The agreement allows DSI Renal to purchase Omontys for use within its organization and provides for discounts and rebates on the product. DSI Renal has indicated that it plans to initially evaluate Omontys in selected centers, and then, based on experience, evaluate the potential to expand to additional centers.

Omontys was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on March 27, 2012, for the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease in adult patients on dialysis.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
Sandoz, Inc., an unit of Novartis AG, is recalling one lot of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) medication Enoxaparin Sodium in the form of injection for the potential exposure to high temperatures that may have impacted product effectiveness, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA said in a statement. Livia Global, Inc., a health and wellness company, is recalling two lots of its Liviaone liquid probiotics citing the possibility of contamination by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a microorganism found in the environment that, if ingested, can cause life-threatening infection in immunocompromised individuals. United Airlines operated Thursday the first ever passenger flight using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel or SAF as part of its efforts to combat climate change. The airline flew the green flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport or ORD to Washington, D.C.'s Reagan National Airport or DCA with more than 100 passengers.
Follow RTT