The Top 5 Biosimilar Articles for the Week of May 16

Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of May 16, 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 May 16, 2022.

Number 5: Posters from the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)’s annual meeting examined the real-world patterns of biosimilar utilization and the impact of products that have been reclassified as biologics on Medicaid spending.

Number 4: A new bill that would amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act aims to expand FDA user fee programs for prescription drugs and medical devices, including biosimilars and generics.

Number 3: Biocon’s total revenue for the fourth quarter of the 2022 fiscal year was up 21% from the same period in the prior year, largely due to significant growth in sales for the company’s biosimilar and generic drugs.

Number 2: The United Kingdom has approved Teva Pharmaceutical’s biosimilar (Ongavia), which references Lucentis (ranibizumab), for the treatment of several ophthalmic conditions.

Number 1: In a pharmacokinetic study, Alvotech’s ustekinumab biosimilar referencing Stelara was shown to have comparable safety and efficacy to the reference product, according to the company’s preliminary results.

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