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Feraheme

AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Drug Names(s): coca iron oxide, ferumoxytol, Rienso (EU)

Description: Ferumoxytol is an intravenous iron replacement therapy for the treatment of anemia in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. It is a semi-synthetic carbohydrate-coated iron oxide. The drug is given as an intravenous injection (IV push).

Deal Structure: AMAG and 3SBio
In May 2008, AMAG Pharmaceuticals and 3SBio announced the signing of a development and commercialization agreement for ferumoxytol. Under the terms of the agreement, AMAG grants 3SBio exclusive rights to develop and commercialize ferumoxytol in China.

In January 2014, AMAG reported that they mutually terminated the agreement with 3SBio as regulatory approval in China could not be obtained within the agreed upon time period.

AMAG and Takeda
In April 2010, AMAG and Takeda entered into a license, development and commercialization agreement related to Feraheme (ferumoxytol) Injection for intravenous (IV) use in all therapeutic indications. Takeda receives an exclusive license to Feraheme for all therapeutic applications in 5 regions, including Europe, Canada, Turkey, the Commonwealth of Independent States and Asia Pacific countries, excluding Japan, China and Taiwan. AMAG receives a $60 million upfront payment and is eligible to receive...See full deal structure in Biomedtracker


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