Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has launched the biosimilar of Adalimumab under a licensing agreement with Cadila Healthcare, the Zydus group for the treatment of Plaque Psoriasis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Developed by the researchers at the Zydus Research Centre, the biosimilar of Adalimumab was first launched by Zydus in 2014 and is manufactured at Zydus Biologics, the dedicated facility for product development and manufacturing of biologics and monoclonal antibodies.
The biosimilar will be marketed by Glenmark under the brand name ADALY. Globally, Adalimumab is the number one selling pharmaceutical product. ADALY (Adalimumab) is a TNF inhibiting, anti-inflammatory biologic that binds to tumor necrosis factor (TNFalpha) and reduces inflammatory response.
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals is a global pharmaceutical company. The company is engaged in the development of new chemical entities (NCEs) and new biological entities (NBEs). Its segments are India, United States, Latin America, Europe and Rest of the World (ROW).