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Merck announces launch of Ontruzant

Merck announces launch of Ontruzant

KENILWORTH, N.J. — Merck announced the U.S. launch of Ontruzant (trastuzumab-dttb), as a biosimilar of the reference biologic medicine Herceptin. Ontruzant is available in both 150 mg single-dose vials and 420 mg multiple-dose vials. Ontruzant will be introduced in the U.S. at a list price (wholesaler acquisition cost) of approximately $1,325 for the 150 mg

Mylan releases Aromasin generic in U.S.

Mylan releases Aromasin generic in U.S.

PITTSBURGH — Mylan N.V. has launched exemestane tablets 25 mg, a breast cancer medication, in the United States. Mylan said its exemestane product is a generic version of Aromasin tablets from Pfizer Inc. Exemestane is indicated for the treatment of certain types of breast cancer in women after menopause. The medication works by reducing estrogen