Sunday, 08 December 2019

Hikma launches Cisplatin Injection

29 July 2019 | News

Today one in every six injectable generic medicines used in US hospitals is a Hikma product

Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC the multinational pharmaceutical company, has launched Cisplatin Injection, 1mg/mL in 50mL and 100mL vials, in the United States through its US affiliate, Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.

Cisplatin Injection is indicated as therapy to be employed as follows:

  • Metastatic Testicular Tumors

In established combination therapy with other approved chemotherapeutic agents in patients with metastatic testicular tumors who have already received appropriate surgical and/or radiotherapeutic procedures.

  • Metastatic Ovarian Tumors

In established combination therapy with other approved chemotherapeutic agents in patients with metastatic ovarian tumors who have already received appropriate surgical and/or radiotherapeutic procedures. An established combination consists of Cisplatin Injection and cyclophosphamide. Cisplatin Injection, as a single agent, is indicated as secondary therapy in patients with metastatic ovarian tumors refractory to standard chemotherapy who have not previously received Cisplatin Injection therapy.

  • Advanced Bladder Cancer

Cisplatin Injection is indicated as a single agent for patients with transitional cell bladder cancer which is no longer amenable to local treatments, such as surgery and/or radiotherapy.

According to IQVIA, US sales of Cisplatin Injection, 1mg/mL in 50mL and 100mL, were approximately $5 million in the 12 months ending May 2019.

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