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Japan Approves Biosimilar Teriparatide And Darbepoetin

Executive Summary

Japan’s first biosimilar teriparatide has been approved for Mochida Pharmaceutical, while competition in the darbepoetin alfa arena looks set to step up following two recent authorizations.

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