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The Swiss major’s new bispecific antibody could challenge Eylea’s standard of care status in another ophthalmic indication, macular edema due to retinal vein occlusion, but the older rival is set to hit back in bigger markets with a high-dose reformulation.
With help from Biomedtracker, Scrip takes a look at six drug candidates expecting pivotal data by the end of the year. The assets span a range of therapeutic areas, from ophthalmology to neurology, and are poised to become market firsts, rivals to dominant products or win important label expansions.
The US firm’s high-dose reformulation of Eylea reduced dosing burden for patients with DME and wet AMD in two pivotal studies and could match Roche’s rival drug.
Serum Institute will supply initial doses of NVX-CoV2373 in the US, but late approvals have meant Novavax's vaccine is facing weak demand and surplus stocks in other parts of the world. Meanwhile, Serum has also secured a nod in India for the first indigenously-developed HPV vaccine, also the fifth globally.