logo
  

Basilea' Partner Pfizer Gets Approval In China For Addl Formulation Of Antifungal Cresemba In China

Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. said that its license partner, Pfizer Inc. (PFE), has received a Drug Approval License from the National Medical Products Administration in China, for the intravenous formulation of Cresemba or isavuconazole for the treatment of adult patients with invasive aspergillosis and invasive mucormycosis.

It is the second approved formulation for Cresemba in China, in addition to the oral formulation for invasive aspergillosis and invasive mucormycosis.

Invasive aspergillosis and invasive mucormycosis are life-threatening mold infections that predominantly affect immunocompromised patients, such as patients with blood cancer. Both infections are associated with high morbidity and mortality.

Cresemba is approved in 68 countries to date and is currently marketed in 57 countries, including the United States, most EU member states and additional countries inside and outside of Europe.

In the twelve months between January and December 2021, total global in-market sales of Cresemba amounted to $324 million, a 28 percent growth year-on-year.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
The Federal Communications Commission or FCC has granted SpaceX Services, Inc. authorization to use its Starlink satellite internet system on vehicles in motion. SpaceX, owned by Elon Musk, is allowed to operate consumer and enterprise Ku-band Earth Stations in Motion or ESIM using frequencies allocated to the fixed satellite service. The approval would help the company to expand its services to Loud Muscle Science, LLC is recalling certain Launch Sequence products in the United States and Canada citing the presence of undeclared Tadalafil, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said. These tainted Launch Sequence Capsule products are marketed as dietary supplements for male sexual enhancement. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the intended availability of around 17 million bottles equivalent of general infant formula to be imported from New Zealand and Ireland. Under the FDA's enforcement discretion to source more infant formula to the U.S., French food company Danone SA will send 555,000 cans Aptamil Gold Plus from New Zealand.
RELATED NEWS
Follow RTT