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Set Alert for Generics

Review 2019: US witnesses bumper year of veterinary approvals, while EU achieves milestone authorizations

In 2019, both the US and Europe saw several significant approvals in animal health. Animal Pharm analyst Sian Lazell gives an overview of the most notable products that were given the green light for their commercial debuts during the year.

Product Approvals Companion Animals

Animal Pharm Awards 2019 now open for nominations

Subscribers have five weeks to nominate their company and innovations as part of the Animal Pharm Awards for 2019.

Europe North America

Mizner Bioscience bags US approval of canine separation anxiety generic

US firm Mizner Bioscience has received US FDA approval for the first generic form of clomipramine hydrochloride tablets.

United States FDA

Generics make up one-third of European animal health sector, report finds

Veterinary generics account for around €2.9 billion ($3.17 billion) in sales in Europe, according to a new study.

Europe Generics

Huvepharma expands production capacity with new EU fermentation facility

Bulgarian firm Huvepharma has opened a new fermentation plant in the south of the country.

Huvepharma Operations

Elanco 'prepared' for generics competition from Huvepharma

Elanco has said it is prepared for off-patent competition, after Huvepharma was recently given the green light by the US FDA for the first generic monensin for certain indications in cattle and goats.

Elanco Product Approvals

Bimeda bags generic livestock injectables approval in US

Bimeda Animal Health has received US approval for generic injectable treatments for swine and cattle.

Bimeda Product Approvals

PetIQ claims its animal health focus can revitalize Perrigo

US pet medication developer and distributor PetIQ believes it can help recent acquisition Perrigo Animal Health return to annual growth. 

M&A Operations

Virbac gains European positive opinion for new antiparasitic generic

European authorities have paved the way for Virbac to gain authorization of Evicto – a generic antiparasitic for cats and dogs.

Virbac Antiparasitics

Former Le Vet owners return with new firm Curados

Dutch company Curados has signed a worldwide exclusive agreement with TBD-Biodiscovery for the development and synthesis of five active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in the animal health space.

Generics Deals

Modern Veterinary Therapeutics launches generic analgesic injectable in US

Florida-based Modern Veterinary Therapeutics (MVT) has launched its generic Medetomidine Hydrochloride injection (1mg/ml) in the US.

United States Generics

PetIQ adds more pet brands with move for Perrigo's generics portfolio

PetIQ is to acquire veterinary generics specialist Perrigo Animal Health – a deal that underlines the growing importance of a multi-channel approach to selling companion animal drugs.

M&A Deals
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