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India approves Epirus' Remicade biosimilar

September 16, 2014 1:50 AM UTC

The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) approved manufacturing and marketing of autoimmune therapy Infimab infliximab from Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:EPRS).

Infimab, formerly BOW015, is India's first approved biosimilar of Remicade from Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK). The approval is Epirus' first anywhere. ...