biosimilars

Understanding and using biosimilarsBiosimilars have the potential to lower the high costs of biologic treatments for patients suffering from chronic skin diseases. Although biosimilars have received FDA approval derms still have many questions about what they are and when they may be used appropriately. Patent wars and a lack of rules and regulations at the state level add to the confusion about using biosimilars.
Will new autoimmune drugs address cost concerns?Find out what’s in the drug pipeline for autoimmune disease.
Are payers optimistic about biosimilars’ savings?As more biosimilars are approved, plans and PBMs will continue to evolve their strategies regarding coverage and formulary management of these new medications.
Five things physicians don’t know about biosimilarsAwareness of biosimilars is high, but there are some gaps to be filled, according to a Biosimilars Forum study.
Why Remicade biosimilar sales will grow in the U.S.Two new biosimilar announcements are expected to increase the uptake of the biosimilar infliximab to Johnson & Johnson’s Remicade for rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, and other inflammatory conditions.
Will docs prescribe the new RA biosimilars?While FDA recently approved two new biosimilars for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases, questions remain about how quickly physicians and patients will embrace the new drugs.
Biosimilars and interchangeable biologics: News to watchBiosimilars in the United States are slowly gaining traction, but widespread confusion and legal barriers remain.
Five specialty pharmaceutical trends to watchApprovals of specialty pharmaceuticals have far outpaced traditional drugs, and that trend will continue. But that’s not the only specialty medication trend that healthcare executives should have on their radar.
FDA approves biosimilar to HumiraFDA’s pace of biosimilar approvals is picking up, as it approved two major drugs for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases in the past month.
FDA approves etanercept biosimilar for psoriasis, psoriatic arthritisThe FDA approved the biosimilars Erelzi for plaque psoriasis and Enbrel for psoriatic arthritis.