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Humira Biosimilar Abrilada Receives FDA Approval: How Do The Two Drugs Compare?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval to Pfizer’s Abrilada (adalimumab-afzb), a biosimilar to Humira (adalimumab). This is the FDA’s ninth approved biosimilar this year. The approval comes on the heels of 26-week results...

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Economic Impact of Non-Medical Switching from Originator Biologics to Biosimilars: A Systematic Literature Review

Healthcare resource utilization (HRU) increases in patients with non-medical switching (NMS) from biologic originators to their biosimilars

Biosimilars: A Value Proposition

The emergence of biosimilars in the marketplace promotes economic stability and enhances patient access to biological therapies while also providing more than economic benefits

Management of Cancer-Associated Anemia with Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents: ASCO/ASH Clinical Practice Guideline Update

The use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) including biosimilars can be administered to patients with non-curative cancer and chemotherapy-associated anemia, according to a study published in Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Perception of Hematologists and Oncologists About Biosimilars: A Prospective Tunisian Study Based on a...

A study published in Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice suggests that hematologists and oncologists in Tunisia lack knowledge on biosimilars and require enhanced training programs from health authorities.

Population Pharmacokinetics of PF-05280014 (A Trastuzumab Biosimilar) and Reference Trastuzumab (Herceptin®) in Patients with...

The biosimilar to trastuzumab, PF-05280014, possesses similar pharmacokinetic (PK) parameters and covariates in Japanese patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer (mBC), according to a study published in Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology.

Efficacy and Safety of Supportive Care Biosimilars Among Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review and...

Evidence suggests that biosimilars and both safe and effective for use in oncology, according to the results of a recent study published in Bio Drugs.

Switching from Infliximab to Biosimilar in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Overview of the Literature and...

Switching from the originator infliximab (IFX-O) to its biosimilar (IXF-B) is acceptable in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a study published in Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology.