Mylan's TLE400 is formulated with a 400 mg dose of Efavirenz, which is less than the standard dose of 600 mg.
"Mylan has a strong and sustained commitment to expand access to treatment for HIV/AIDS and other diseases in developing countries. We have nine independent sites engaged in the production and supply of ARV products, ensuring multiple redundancies so we can maintain continuous supply," commented Mylan President
There are approximately 37 million people living with HIV/AIDS3 around the world, with the vast majority living in developing countries. Mylan has invested
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This press release includes statements that constitute "forward-looking statements," including with regard to the availability of TLE400 in developing countries as a first-line regimen for people being treated for HIV/AIDS; TLE400 being a key addition to Mylan's Infectious Disease franchise and the fight against HIV/AIDS; offering a reduced dosage medicine without compromising efficacy; and Mylan's ability to produce 4 billion ARV tablets and capsules every year. These statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Because such statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties, actual future results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to: any changes in or difficulties with
Mylan's or its partners' ability to develop, manufacture, and commercialize products; any regulatory, legal, or other impediments to Mylan's or its partners' ability to bring products to market; changes in the economic and financial conditions of the businesses of Mylan or its partners; the scope, timing, and outcome of any ongoing legal proceedings and the impact of any such proceedings on Mylan's or its partners' business; actions and decisions of healthcare and pharmaceutical regulators, and changes in healthcare and pharmaceutical laws and regulations, in
1 Efficacy of 400 mg efavirenz versus standard 600 mg dose in HIV-infected, antiretroviral-naive adults (ENCORE1): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, non-inferiority trial; http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(13)62187-X/abstract
2 WHO, Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection; http://www.who.int/hiv/pub/arv/arv-2016/en/
3 UNAIDS, AIDS By the Numbers; http://www.unaids.org/sites/default/files/media_asset/AIDS-by-the-numbers-2016_en.pdf
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