Hospira to launch generic injectable version Bivalirudin

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Hospira has announced the launch of a generic injectable version Bivalirudin for the US market. Bivalirudin is a generic version of Angiomax, which is produced by The Medicines Company. In 2014, Angiomax is estimated to have brought The Medicines Company $500 million in sales. Hospira has already successfully challenged the Angiomax patent and its generic will be the first copycat drug based on Angiomax to hit the market.

 

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