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Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma acquires marketing rights to RAYALDEE®

Monday, 9 May 2016, ↓ directly to download

Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma and OPKO Health enter into Agreement for OPKO’s RAYALDEE®

Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (VFMCRP), a common company of Galenica and Fresenius Medical Care, and OPKO Health (NYSE: OPK), have entered into a collaboration and license agreement for the development and commercialisation of RAYALDEE® in Europe, Canada, Mexico, Australia, South Korea and certain other international markets for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and vitamin D insufficiency. Under the terms of the agreement, the parties will also collaborate to develop and commercialise RAYALDEE® for the treatment of SHPT in dialysis patients, and OPKO has granted VFMCRP an option to acquire rights to the US market for treatment of dialysis patients.

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Galenica is a diversified Group active throughout the healthcare market which, among other activities, develops, manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products, runs pharmacies, provides logistical and database services and sets up networks. With its two Business units Vifor Pharma and Galenica Santé, the Galenica Group enjoys a leading position in all its core business activities. A large part of the Group’s income is generated by international operations. Galenica is listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX Swiss Exchange, GALN, security number 1,553,646).

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Julien Vignot

Julien Vignot

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