Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of October 2, 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 October 2nd, 2023.
Number 5: Compared with other biologics frequently used in China for moderate-to-severe psoriasis, secukinumab is the most cost-effective treatment option.
Number 4: Iceland-based Alvotech announced the approval of its ustekinumab biosimilar referencing Stelara in Japan for autoimmune conditions. The company also released an update on the US filing for its adalimumab biosimilar.
Number 3: With the European Commission's (EC) approval of Tyruko, Europe received its first natalizumab biosimilar and first biosimilar to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), while Coherus Biosciences received a complete response letter (CRL) for its biosimilar for Neulasta Onpro.
Number 2: Patients with inflammatory bowel disease who underwent a switch from reference infliximab to a biosimilar and then back to the originator were more likely to discontinue their treatment than patients who underwent a single switch from the originator to a biosimilar.
Number 1: Drug maker payments to ophthalmologists were associated with the choice of higher-cost therapies for age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) that could increase Medicare costs, but biosimilars could help.
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