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US FDA lays out its position on generic Lovenox as observers ask, is Copaxone next?

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Executive Summary

One issue connected to the 23 July US approval of Sandoz's generic version of Sanofi-Aventis's antithrombotic, Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium), continues to astonish some outside the US: that the FDA sees the product as a candidate for approval via the generic pathway, while the EU authorities view the low molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) as a biosimilar drug requiring clinical trials for approval.


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