The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Sanofi’s Dupixent (dupilumab) 300 mg weekly to treat patients with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) aged 12 years and older, weighing at least 40 kg. With this approval, Dupixent is the first and only medicine specifically indicated to treat EoE in the United States.

In recent months, the biotech and biopharma industries have been struggling with layoffs and dropping stocks. However, some companies are still experiencing success. Sanofi, AstraZeneca, Avillion and Diadem recently announced positive clinical results, providing positive news for patients with multiple myeloma, asthma and Alzheimer’s disease.

The Arkansas attorney general on May 11 accused drugmakers and pharmacy benefit managers of colluding to drive up the price of insulin drugs, the latest in a series of lawsuits to take aim at skyrocketing costs for the life-sustaining medicine.

AstraZeneca and Sanofi’s Phase III and Phase IIb clinical trials investigating the efficacy of nirsevimab, measured through the development of secondary infections, are impressing the pharma community with positive prespecified pooled analysis results. The data shows 79.5 percent efficacy in the prevention of lower respiratory tract infections, caused by infection of the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

Despite the loss of the company’s COVID-19 antibody REGEN-COV earlier in 2022, Regeneron posted a positive first quarter driven primarily by sales of Dupixent and Eylea.

Approval based on Phase 3 data showing Dupixent significantly reduced severe asthma attacks and also improved lung function and health-related quality of life for children Data reinforce well-established safety profile of Dupixent TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and PARIS, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi today announced that the European Commission (EC) has […]

The 71st annual American College of Cardiology’s Scientific Session saw several wins – and some “mehs” led by some of biopharma’s largest companies, according to BioSpace.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepted for Priority Review the supplemental Biologics License Application for Dupixent (dupilumab) 300 mg weekly to treat adult and pediatric patients aged 12 years and older with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a chronic and progressive type 2 inflammatory disease that damages the esophagus and impairs the ability to swallow.

Sanofi plans to list the company’s drug ingredients subsidiary EUROAPI on May 6, saying the business is set to grow and improve its profitability as a separate business.

The high cost of insulin to treat diabetes would be drastically reduced under legislation the U.S. House of Representatives passed on March 31, in a rare example of drug price reform gaining traction in Congress.