Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of August 28, 2023.
Hi, I’m Justina Petrullo for The Center for Biosimilars®, your resource for clinical, regulatory, business, and policy news in the rapidly changing world of biosimilars.
Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of August 28th, 2023.
Number 5: Stelara (ustekinumab) and Enbrel (etanercept), 2 originator medications that will face biosimilar competition within the next decade, were among the 10 preliminary drugs chosen for Medicare price negotiation under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
Number 4: A meta-analysis and systematic review of data on over 10,000 patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) found that etanercept, adalimumab, and infliximab biosimilars were clinically equivalent to their reference products.
Number 3: Dan Danielson, RPh, MS, senior director, market access solutions, at PrecisionValue, a market access marketing firm, explained the remaining issues at play slowing down biosimilar uptake in the United States.
Number 2: Fran Gregory, PharmD, MBA, vice president of emerging therapies at Cardinal Health, published her opinions on the future of biosimilars in the United States, foreshadowing immense growth and a transformation of the US health care industry thanks to biosimilars.
Number 1: The FDA approved its first biosimilar indicated for multiple sclerosis (MS), Sandoz’ Tyruko (natalizumab-sztn), a biosimilar referencing Tysabi (natalizumab).
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