The present invention relates to a highly concentrated, stable pharmaceutical formulation of a pharmaceutically active anti-CD20 antibody, such as e.g. Rituximab, Ocrelizumab, or HuMab<CD20>, or a mixture of such antibody molecules for subcutaneous injection. In particular, the present invention relates to formulations comprising, in addition to a suitable amount of the anti-CD20 antibody, an effective amount of at least one hyaluronidase enzyme as a combined formulation or for use in form of a co-formulation. The said formulations comprise additionally at least one buffering agent, such as e.g. a histidine buffer, a stabilizer or a mixture of two or more stabilizers (e.g. a saccharide, such as e.g. .alpha.,.alpha.-trehalose dihydrate or sucrose, and optionally methionine as a second stabilizer), a nonionic surfactant and an effective amount of at least one hyaluronidase enzyme. Methods for preparing such formulations and their uses thereof are also provided.
Adler; Michael (Riehen, CH), Mahler; Hanns-Christian (Basel, CH), Stauch; Oliver Boris (Freiburg, DE)
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