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The Top 5 Biosimilar Articles for the Week of March 11

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Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of March 11, 2024.

Number 5: A retrospective study analyzing 3 years of treatment patterns for patients with Crohn disease on biologics found that while more patients received infliximab, adalimumab, and vedolizumab initially, ustekinumab showed the highest persistence and lowest dose escalation rate, indicating potentially better clinical response compared to other biologics.

Number 4: In its annual biosimilars report, Cardinal Health provided updates on how provider acceptance growth, evolving payer dynamics, and the growing pipeline for biosimilars will shape the biosimilar landscape over the next 5 years.

Number 3: The FDA has approved Fresenius Kabi's tocilizumab biosimilar (Tyenne; tocilizumab-aazg), making it the second tocilizumab biosimilar overall and first tocilizumab biosimilar to be approved with both intravenous and subcutaneous administration options.

Number 2: Sarfaraz K. Niazi, PhD, takes a look at the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) announcement that it will investigate whether comparative efficacy tests should be needed for a biosimilar to receive regulatory approval.

Number 1: The FDA has approved Wyost/Jubbonti (denosumab-bddz; GP2411), the first biosimilar to reference Xgeva/Prolia (denosumab) in the US.1 The drugs will be used to treat osteoporosis and hypercalcemia as well as prevent skeletal-related events associated with bone metastases from solid tumors.

To read all of these articles and more, visit centerforbiosimilars.com.

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