Latest From Akorn Inc.
Beleaguered niche generic drugmaker Akorn has reported stronger-than-expected first-quarter earnings and says it is making progress on resolving FDA-related compliance problems.
US FDA advisory committee will weigh fate of the injectable antibiotic, which can cause renal failure and is only approved for treatment of pediatric pneumonia. However, its real-world use is almost entirely in the surgical setting for irrigation and prophylaxis. Xellia, one of five companies that markets the generic drug, said the risk/benefit profile for on-label use remains positive and evidence on off-label use warrants further exploration.
Sun’s now-approved higher concentration, quicker-acting formulation of cyclosporine A could offer competitive advantage in dry eye versus Allergan’s Restasis, but is it enough to offset lower costs of pending generic cyclosporines?
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- Medical Devices
- Generic Drugs
- OTC, Consumer
- Radiopharmaceuticals, Contrast Agents
- Specialty Pharmaceuticals
- Therapeutic Areas
- North America
- Parent & Subsidiaries
- Akorn Inc.
- Senior Management
Raj Rai, CEO
Duane A Portwood, CFO
Jonathan Kafer, EVP, Sales & Mktg.
Bruce Kutinsky, PharmD, COO
Steve Lichter, EVP, Pharma Ops
Randall E Pollard, Chief Accounting Officer
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