Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of July 24, 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 24th, 2023.
Number 5: The list price of Humira (reference adalimumab) has 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.
Number 4: The Center for Biosimilars® provided an updated look on the adalimumab biosimilars that are coming down the US pipeline as well as what stakeholders need to know and how they can prepare ahead of the US launch of 8 adalimumab biosimilars in July 2023.
Number 3: 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 2: The second edition of Samsung Bioepis’ Biosimilar Market Report showed a strong correlation between biosimilar usage and decreased drug prices, proving that biosimilars are delivering on the promise of savings and price erosion.
Number 1: Sarfaraz K. Niazi, PhD, detailed his efforts to encourage congressional leaders to draft legislation that would remove interchangeability requirements and animal toxicology studies for biosimilars.
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