Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of July 17, 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 July 17th, 2023.
Number 5: A review article shed light on the growing adalimumab market in the US, including how these products are being priced, strategies companies are using to make their product stand out, and recommendations for policymakers to ensure the accessibility and affordability of these products.
Number 4: Kashiv Biosciences announced positive phase 1 results for its omalizumab biosimilar; Dongkook Pharmaceutical shared the launch of an insulin glargine biosimilar (Glargia); and Quebec, a province in Canada, said it’s adding a ranibizumab biosimilar (Byooviz) to its reimbursement list.
Number 3: Senator Mike Lee (R, Utah) reintroduced the Biosimilar Red Tape Elimination Act to Congress. The bill aims to get rid of switching study requirements for companies looking to obtain an interchangeability designation for a biosimilar.
Number 2: The US gained 2 more adalimumab biosimilars on the market: Fresenius Kabi's Idacio (adalimumab-aacf) and Biocon Biologic's Hulio (adalimumab-fkjp). The launches came after 5 launched over the Fourth of July weekend.
Number 1: The list price of Humira (reference adalimumab) had risen so dramatically over time that the list prices for new adalimumab biosimilars are now significantly higher than the original price of the originator, according to a report contextualizing net prices of adalimumab and the role of rebates.
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