Generex subsidiary Olaregen plans launch of Excellagen with three dosage options
Generex Biotechnology Corporation announced that Olaregen Therapeutix, a subsidiary of Generex Biotechnology will launch three doses of FDA 510K-Cleared Excellagen, the company's wound conforming gel matrix that is designated as a Cellular & Tissue Based Product or CTP for wound healing. The 0.5 cc and a 0.8 cc syringes will be utilized to treat smaller wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, and pressure ulcers, and in patients who have undergone MOHs surgery for removal of cancerous tissue. The 3 cc syringe has been developed for larger wounds that are most frequently seen in emergency departments, operating rooms, and surgical suites. Excellagen has a designated reimbursement code in the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System, with a unique Q Code designation 4149 referred to as a skin substitute. The Excellagen launch team is introducing the product in surgical centers, the Department of Defense and VA system, operating rooms, and wound care centers, as well as through podiatric practices. The company is currently in contract negotiations with major nation-wide surgical wound care centers for the use of Excellagen for the treatment of a variety of wound types, including partial and full thickness wounds, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers, chronic vascular ulcers, tunneled/undermined wounds, surgical wounds, trauma wounds and draining wounds. Additionally, NuGenerex Distribution Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Generex, will immediately launch Excellagen through its MSO network of surgeons and podiatrists in five states.