Primex Pharmaceuticals and POA Pharma sign a strategic partnership to commercialise OZALIN in the Nordic region.
Gothenberg and Zug, 21st February 2019 – POA Pharma Scandinavia AB, a market-oriented Boutique Healthcare Company, working in close contact with healthcare organizations, professionals and Hospitals in Nordic countries and Primex Pharmaceuticals AG, an innovative Anaesthesia pharmaceutical company, today announced a strategic agreement to launch OZALIN® in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
One of the challenges facing paediatric anaesthetists in treating children, either for premedication prior to surgery or during procedural sedation, is the lack of acceptable approved medications. An innovative oral solution for children older than 6 months, OZALIN®, has been approved in several markets in the EU to improve the palatability and acceptability for children.
“The agreement with POA Pharma represents an important achievement for Primex Pharmaceuticals and underscores our commitment to making OZALIN® available to Anaesthetists across all EU member states,” said Alan Knox, Primex’s Group CEO. “We are confident that POA Pharma expertise in the field of anaesthesia, coupled with their understanding of the Nordic countries, will greatly benefit children requiring premedication or procedural sedation.”
Tina Madsen Sandstrőm, CEO of POA, “POA Pharma is looking forward to launch OZALIN® to our patients and clinical customers in the Nordic markets. We are happy to once again having the opportunity to introduce new and innovative developments within the health care sector.”
About Primex Pharmaceuticals:
Primex Pharmaceuticals is a leading global innovative anaesthesia company, expanding in paediatric pharmaceuticals. Primex brings a broad portfolio of anaesthesia products helping patients undergo a wide range of medical procedures, including a novel, oral solution for paediatric sedation now approved in several markets in the European Union. Primex Pharmaceuticals is headquartered in Switzerland.
About POA Pharma:
POA Pharma is a market oriented Boutique Healthcare Company present in 9 competence areas with offices in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and US. The home Market is the Nordic countries were POA represents 16 Pharmaceutical producers from 10 countries. Our export is based on POA proprietary products, classified as Food for specific medical Purposes, products that are sold in more than 40 countries.
For further information, please contact:
Primex Pharmaceuticals AG
Alan Knox, CEO
Tel. +41 (0)79 1762420
POA Pharma Scandinavia AB
Tina Madsen Sandström
Tel. +46 (0) 31 788 05 99
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