Navigation Links
HYALGAN® (sodium hyaluronate) Commercial Rights Transfer Back to Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.A.
Date:9/15/2011

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.A. (Fidia) announced today that commercial rights for HYALGAN ® (sodium hyaluronate), an injectable treatment for knee pain caused by osteoarthritis when simple painkillers or exercise and physical therapy are not enough, will be transferred from Sanofi US LLC back to Fidia on September 24, 2011.  Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.A. is the owner and manufacturer of HYALGAN. After September 24th, Fidia will promote, distribute and sell HYALGAN in the United States through its wholly owned subsidiary, Fidia Pharma USA Inc, headquartered in Parsippany, N.J.

The company stated that the transfer of US commercial responsibility for HYALGAN will not result in any change to the product. Current volume purchase agreements will continue to be honored and the product's current J-code will remain unchanged.  Critical services such as the HYALGAN® patient assistance program will also remain unchanged and can be accessed at 1-866-7-HYALGAN. Until September 24th, medical professionals can direct their questions about HYALGAN to their Sanofi US LLC sales representative.

HYALGAN was approved for marketing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1997.  More than 38 million doses of HYALGAN® have been administered worldwide since its introduction.(1)

About Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.A

Headquartered in Abano Terme, Northeast Italy, Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.A., has over 50 years of successful R&D and industry experience with biologically active molecules.  As a model for international success, Fidia has focused its core business activities on hyaluronic acid, developing and providing a wide range of products for various specialties. Fidia holds more than 960 patents on hyaluronic acid and its applications and its products are currently in over 70 countries worldwide.  Fidia's most important proprietary platform technology at a worldwide level is the chemical modification, development, and manufacturing of state-of-the-art pharmaceuticals and medical devices based on hyaluronan covering multiple therapeutic categories including joint care, advanced wound care, and aesthetic medicine.

Helping people stay healthy is Fidia's corporate commitment.  For more information, visit www.fidiapharma.com.

(1)  Data on File, Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.A.
BP.F.H.035  911


'/>"/>
SOURCE Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.A.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Ikaria Completes Dosing of Phase 1a Clinical Study for IK-1001 (Sodium Sulfide) for Injection
2. Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Acceptance of its New Drug Application for JZP-6 (sodium oxybate) for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia
3. Jazz Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on FDA Advisory Committee Meeting For JZP-6 (Sodium Oxybate) in Fibromyalgia
4. Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Sciences Expand Their Alliance to Include Commercialization of ATRIPLA(R) (efavirenz 600 mg/emtricitabine 200 mg/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg) in Europe
5. ASEAN News: Epeius Biotechnologies Gains Commercial Approval for Rexin-G(R), a Tumor-Targeted Gene-Based Medicine for Metastatic Cancer
6. Tacere Therapeutics Enters Collaboration and License Agreement With Pfizer To Develop and Commercialize RNAi Hepatitis C Drug
7. Fundamental Applied Biology, Inc. Is Awarded SBIR Phase IIB Grant for the Commercialization of Protein Therapeutics Using Cell Free Technology
8. Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces Commercial Manufacturing Agreement With W. C. Heraeus GmbH for Picoplatin
9. Micromet Demonstrates That the Antibodies in Commercial Products Herceptin, Erbitux, Vectibix and Xolair Can Be Converted Into Highly Potent, T Cell- Engaging BiTE Antibodies
10. Roche Exercises its Option to Further Develop and Commercialize Memory Pharmaceuticals Nicotinic Alpha-7 Agonist, MEM 3454
11. Quigley Announces Successful Poultry Study of Chickens With Infectious Bronchitis; Plans to Approach the Poultry Industry for Potential Commercialization
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/17/2017)... BALTIMORE , Jan. 17, 2017 Paragon ... to provide product development services for a variety ... Diseases (NIAID) medical product development activities. The ... a contractor pool for task order awards up ... global leader in manufacturing and process development of ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... Jan. 17, 2017  Pennsylvania Secretary of Health ... for medical marijuana growers/processors and dispensaries are now ... website . Permit applications will be accepted from ... "This is an important step forward in getting ... it," Secretary Murphy said. "We,ve developed a thorough ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... 2017  Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW ... heart disease and critical care monitoring, plans to announce ... 2016 after the market closes on Wednesday, February 1, ... p.m. ET that day to discuss those results. ... 407-8037 or (201) 689-8037.  For 72 hours following the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... Kevin Harrington (one of the ... be featuring DRTV campaigns regarding the topic of Beauty and Personal Care. ... of themselves. What better way to commit to these changes than beginning with personal ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... ... for EMS and firefighting professionals, has released four new continuing education courses as ... are taught live in an online classroom and meet the requirements of the ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... Neil H. Greco Insurance Agency, a ... communities throughout the region, is launching a charity drive to raise awareness of heart ... the deadliest killer in America, and is responsible for 1 in every 4 deaths ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... 17, 2017 , ... Physicians Education Review®, LCC (PER®) announces ... for the 34th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®, on March 9-12, 2017 at ... Talamo, said, “We are delighted to have Sandra Lee join us as our ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... ... Montclair State University’s Athletic Training Education program forged a relationship built upon the ... Education Program, which is consists of both student members and certified members of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):