Biosimilars: What Clinicians Should Know

Advertorial: Biosimilars, Evaluation, E­fficacy, Safety, and Psychology

This communication briefly reviews the path to approval for biosimilars, studies that have provided additional information about the efficacy and safety of these products, and factors that may create barriers to their use, even after meeting all criteria for approval.

Advertorial: What are they? How are they tested? Why do we need them?

Biologics are not generic medications. Generic drugs are small, chemically synthesized molecules identical to the corresponding branded product. Biosimilars are purified from products made in living cells.