01.06.21

Nicox’s Licensee Bausch + Lomb Launches Vyzulta in Mexico

Source: Nicox

Nicox announced that an affiliate of its licensee, Bausch + Lomb, has launched Vyzulta (latanoprostene bunod ophthalmic solution), 0.024% in Mexico. Approval was obtained in Mexico in January 2020.

Vyzulta is indicated for the reduction of IOP in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. First approved by the FDA in late 2017, Vyzulta is now commercialized in the United States, Canada, Argentina and Mexico. It is also approved in 4 other territories–Colombia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Ukraine.

Under the terms of the exclusive license agreement with Bausch + Lomb, Nicox receives increasing tiered royalties of 6% to 12% on net global sales of Vyzulta plus up to $150 million in potential future milestones payments.

Bausch + Lomb will continue seeking approvals in territories where the clinical data package, part of the U.S. New Drug Application, can be used for approval by the regulatory authorities.

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