Novo Nordisk has set up a programme to allow patients in the US experiencing financial hardship because of COVID-19 to receive free insulin for 90 days.
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Dr Sam Roscoe explains his recommendations for pharmaceutical companies and supermarkets in the UK to limit reliance on deliveries from overseas, to ease the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus on drug supply chains.
A study comparing the V-Go device administering regular human insulin and rapid acting insulin analogues found they were equally effective and safe at controlling blood glucose.
Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly have received a complete response letter from the US FDA for their sNDA of empagliflozin 2.5mg, an insulin adjunct.
Having become aware of insulin shortages in pharmacies, the company has stated that its products are not backordered and should be available for delivery by wholesalers.
The US FDA will now approve biosimilars via a new regulatory pathway to help grow the competition between biologic products.
The UK government has announced that the parallel export of certain essential medicines is banned, to preserve drugs for the treatment of coronavirus patients.
A study of over 602 brand-name prescription drugs shows that list prices increased over 1.5 times and net prices rose over 3.5 times inflation in the past decade.
A patch the size of a coin has been created by researchers as a way to detect glucose levels in the blood and deliver insulin when required.
In a bid to lower the costs of medicines, California's governor has suggested contracting generic drug manufacturers to make pharmaceutical products for the state to sell, according to reports.
The FDA has authorised the first interoperable, automated insulin dosing controller designed to allow more choices for patients looking to customise their diabetes management.
A compressed injection pill could be the future alternative to injections of insulin delivery for patients with type 2 diabetes...
Letters have been sent to Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk and Sanofi asking them to explain the rapidly increasing cost of insulin...
The Endocrine Society has reported that increasing costs of insulin means that people are often deciding to forgo necessary treatment...
Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) users, compendial experts and regulators are still orienting themselves to the recombinant factor C (rFC) assay. Changes to compendial standards do not occur overnight and, for now, users willing to change must perform the alternative validation procedure USP .