The Top 5 Biosimilar Articles for the Week of March 21

Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of March 21, 2022.

Hi, I’m Skylar Jeremias 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 March 21, 2022.

Number 5: Teva Pharmaceuticals on Monday launched lenalidomide capsules, the generic of Revlimid, in the United States. The capsules are available in 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, and 25 mg strengths, according to a statement from the company.

Number 4: Since the start of 2022, China’s National Medicinal Products Administration (NMPA) has made strides to increase access to biosimilar products for various rheumatic conditions, including 3 biosimilar approvals and 1 biosimilar receiving an expanded indication.

Number 3: Pfizer’s trastuzumab biosimilar (trastuzumab-qyyp; Trazimera) was stable and efficacious under conditions of extended use in patients with breast cancer, investigators concluded.

Number 2: OcyonBio signed a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) agreement for the manufacturing of biosimilars in Puerto Rico, while Evio Pharmacy Solutions implemented a strategy aimed at increasing biosimilar affordability.

Number 1: As HHS prepares to begin a study that will summarize the use and spending of biosimilars within Medicare Part B plans, the FDA updated its clinical trial guidance to expand enrollment access to senior patients.

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