News | April 19, 2024

Alvotech Signs U.S. Agreement To Expand Access For Newly Approved High-Concentration Interchangeable Biosimilar To Humira® (adalimumab)

  • Alvotech, in agreement with Teva Pharmaceuticals, has signed an agreement with a strategic partner to bring to the U.S. market the newly FDA approved high-concentration interchangeable biosimilar to Humira®
  • The agreement broadens patient access and further commitment to availability of vital biologics in the U.S. and globally

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Alvotech (NASDAQ: ALVO), a global biotech company specializing in the development and manufacture of biosimilar medicines for patients worldwide, announced today a long-term agreement with a strategic partner to further enhance access to Adalimumab-ryvk in the U.S. market, the newly U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved high-concentration interchangeable biosimilar to Humira.

“This new partnership agreement supports our financial guidance and reflects Alvotech’s strong commitment to increasing patient access to more affordable healthcare,” said Robert Wessman, Chairman and CEO of Alvotech.

The current multi-product commercialization partnership between Teva Pharmaceuticals and Alvotech remains unchanged and Teva will continue to commercialize adalimumab-ryvk under the SIMLANDI® brand in the U.S.

Use of Trademarks
Humira® is a registered trademark of AbbVie Biotechnology Ltd.

About Alvotech
Alvotech is a biotech company, founded by Robert Wessman, focused solely on the development and manufacture of biosimilar medicines for patients worldwide. Alvotech seeks to be a global leader in the biosimilar space by delivering high quality, cost-effective products, and services, enabled by a fully integrated approach and broad in-house capabilities. Alvotech’s current pipeline includes eight disclosed biosimilar candidates aimed at treating autoimmune disorders, eye disorders, osteoporosis, respiratory disease, and cancer. Alvotech has formed a network of strategic commercial partnerships to provide global reach and leverage local expertise in markets that include the United States, Europe, Japan, China, and other Asian countries and large parts of South America, Africa and the Middle East. Alvotech’s commercial partners include Teva Pharmaceuticals, a US affiliate of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (US), STADA Arzneimittel AG (EU), Fuji Pharma Co., Ltd (Japan), Advanz Pharma (EEA, UK, Switzerland, Canada, Australia and New Zealand), Cipla/Cipla Gulf/Cipla Med Pro (Australia, New Zealand, South Africa/Africa), JAMP Pharma Corporation (Canada), Yangtze River Pharmaceutical (Group) Co., Ltd. (China), DKSH (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and Pakistan), YAS Holding LLC (Middle East and North Africa), Abdi Ibrahim (Turkey), Kamada Ltd. (Israel), Mega Labs, Stein, Libbs, Tuteur and Saval (Latin America) and Lotus Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. (Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, and South Korea). Each commercial partnership covers a unique set of product(s) and territories. Except as specifically set forth therein, Alvotech disclaims responsibility for the content of periodic filings, disclosures and other reports made available by its partners. For more information, please visit None of the information on the Alvotech website shall be deemed part of this press release.

Source: Alvotech