Xeris Glucagon to be Branded “Gvoke”; Xeris Issues 5M Additional Shares

Xeris announced a proposed public offering of 5M additional shares; and, in the S-1 document, disclosed the commercial name of its stable glucagon as “Gvoke” believed to be pronounced (gee’-voke), which appears to be a play on the word “evoke.”   Below, FENIX provides key highlights from the S-1 filing, thoughts on the impending Xeris glucagon launch in H2 ’19 (June 10, 2019 PDUFA date), and insight on potential read-through to Xeris from FDA’s upcoming decisions on Sanofi/Lexicon’s sotagliflozin in T1DM (March 22, 2019 PDUFA date) and Lilly’s nasal glucagon (PDUFA believed to be in April 2019).

About The Author

Matthew Maryniak

President of Fenix Group International

Matthew has been a thought leader in the high-growth therapeutic areas of diabetes and cardiovascular medicine since 2006, making regular attendance at large and small CV/met scientific meetings and an architect of novel methods for assessing market opportunities. He has over a decade of experience in leading CV/met consulting engagements, is a published author in PM360 and Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, and has been quoted in The Pink Sheet on anti-thrombotics.

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