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FDA Approves Pegfilgrastim Biosimilar

Gina Columbus @ginacolumbusonc
Published: Monday, Nov 05, 2018

The FDA has granted an approval to pegfilgrastim-cbqv (CHS-1701; Udenyca), a pegfilgrastim (Neulasta) biosimilar, for patients with cancer receiving myelosuppressive chemotherapy, according to Coherus BioSciences, Inc, the manufacturer of the agent.

In June 2018, the FDA granted approval to pegfilgrastim-jmdb (Fulphila), another pegfilgrastim biosimilar to decrease the incidence of infection by febrile neutropenia in patients with nonmyeloid malignancies receiving myelosuppressive chemotherapy.
Coherus Biosciences, Inc. U.S. FDA approves UDENYCA™ (pegfilgrastim-cbqv). Published November 2, 2018. Accessed November 5, 2018.

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