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Glenmark inks agreement with AstraZeneca to commercialise Pulmicort Respules in Colombia

As per this agreement, AstraZeneca remains the holder of the registration for Pulmicort Respules, and will manufacture the drug. Glenmark will commercialise the product in Colombia

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement for the commercialisation of AstraZeneca’s drug Pulmicort Respules. Under the terms of the agreement, AstraZeneca remains the holder of the registration for Pulmicort Respules, and will be responsible for manufacturing and supplying the drug. Glenmark will be responsible for commercialisation of Pulmicort Respules in the Colombian market, a statement from Glenmark Pharma notified.

The statement also said that Glenmark’s current respiratory portfolio in Latin America includes Glemont L (Montelukast + Levocetorizine), Glencet; Levocetirizine, Furomet (Mometasone NS), Complebrez (Formoterol + Budesonide) and Sibet (Salmeterol + Fluticasone).

Glenmark’s partnership with AstraZeneca will ensure continued and increased access of this essential therapy, and thus bring in much needed therapeutic relief to asthma patients in Colombia, the statement concluded.