Insulin glargine - Sanofi

Drug Profile

Insulin glargine - Sanofi

Alternative Names: HOE-901; HOE71GT; Lantus; Lantus SoloStar; Optisulin

Latest Information Update: 24 Mar 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator sanofi-aventis
  • Developer Sanofi
  • Class Antihyperglycaemics; Insulins; Pancreatic hormones
  • Mechanism of Action Insulin receptor agonists; Ornithine decarboxylase stimulants; Phosphokinase stimulants; Protein tyrosine kinase stimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Type 1 diabetes mellitus; Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Most Recent Events

  • 24 Oct 2017 Sanofi Sanofi initiates litigation against Mylan for patent infringement in the US
  • 08 Aug 2017 Sanofi files a patent infringement suit against Merck Sharp & Dohme in the US District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • 16 Sep 2016 Sanofi files a patent infringement suit against Merck Sharp & Dohme in the US District Court for the District of Delaware
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