Tag Archives: Enbrel

Amgen’s osteoporosis med almost a home run in latest trial; fate now murky on heart safety






The News: Amgen Inc. (Thousand Oaks CA) and UCB SA (Brussels) no longer expect their experimental osteoporosis drug to win US approval this year after a higher rate of serious… Read more »

Express Scripts says prescription drug spending slowed in 2016; but compared to what, a speeding train?






The News: According to a recent report released by Express Scripts Holding Co. (St. Louis MO), the average list price of the most commonly used branded drugs in the US… Read more »

FDA Panel Supports Novartis Version of Amgen Arthritis Drug






By unanimous FDA panel vote, Novartis AG’s (Basel CHE) Enbrel (etanercept) biosimilar was approved across all of its U.S. licenses. The panel, which gives nonbinding advice to the agency, voted… Read more »

Pfizer Acquires Anacor Pharma for $5.2 Billion






Pfizer Inc. (New York City) is buying Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Palo Alto CA) in a $5.2 billion deal to add an eczema gel to its portfolio, just a month after… Read more »