The Top 5 Biosimilars Articles for the Week of April 30

The Center for Biosimilars® recaps the top 5 articles for the week of April 30, 2018.


Hi, I’m Kelly Davio 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 biosimilars articles for the week of April 30.

Number 5: Real-world evidence shows that biosimilar filgrastim has the potential to improve access to febrile neutropenia prophylaxis.

Number 4: A session at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, provided an in-depth look at state legislation on biosimilars.

Number 3: Biosimilar developer Biocon has been issued a new Form 483 noting observations from an FDA inspection of its Bangalore manufacturing facility.

Number 2: Celltrion’s trastuzumab biosimilar, Herzuma, has launched in Europe, making it the second biosimilar referencing Herceptin to become available in the European marketplace.

Number 1: The FDA has issued a Complete Response Letter for Sandoz’s proposed rituximab biosimilar.

Finally, last week, our e-newsletter asked whether you think that physician education on biosimilars will improve as more products come to market.

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