Investigators Report High Similarity Between NovoLog and Biosimilar Candidate

October 20, 2022

A phase 3 trial sponsored by the biosimilar maker shows that its candidate, temporarily named MYL-1601D, has the same immunogenicity, efficacy and safety levels as NovoLog, Novo Nordisk’s brand-name insulin aspart. Novolog and its authorized generic currently have the U.S. insulin aspart market to themselves.

Hadlima is Getting Into Interchangeability Game

October 07, 2022

Hadlima is scheduled to be on to the market in July 2023. In an interview with Managed Healthcare Executive®, a Samsung Bioepis executive says data on Hadlima’s interchangeability won’t be ready till 2024.

Some Humira Biosimilar Customers Are Taking a Wait-and-See Approach

October 06, 2022

Tom Newcomer, head of U.S. market access for Samsung Bioepis, maker of Hadlima, a Humira biosimilar, said some potential customers want to see which biosimilars will grab a large market share before deciding on which one to buy

Biosimilar Discontinuation Rates Are High But Comparable to Those for Reference Biologics: Review

September 14, 2022

The review focused on Remicade (infliximab) and Enbrel (etanercept). The annualized discontinuation rate was 21% among patients who had undergone nonmedical switching to biosimilars. However, the rates were similar to those found in some separate analyses of patients on reference biologics.