Highlights of the February 2022 meeting of EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) include the recommendation of 13 medicines for approval, along with updates to other drugs and COVID-19 vaccines.
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An innovative new pill can deliver large quantities of monoclonal antibodies and other drugs into the stomach lining after swallowing.
The first interchangeable biosimilar insulin product will help increase access and affordability of insulin for diabetics.
Researchers say that their novel way to produce synthetic insulin could also be used to create at least eight other drugs.
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.
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.