Biosimilars

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, June 12, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, June 12, 2017

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Teva gets FDA approval for Truvada generic; the FDA rejects Coherus' Neulasta biosimilar; only 17% of Americans find health industries to be innovative

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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Disease awareness ads can boost drug sales; AstraZeneca's experimental asthma drug cuts steroid use; FDA approves Regeneron and Sanofi's RA drug

Amgen, Sandoz argue biosimilar patent case to the Supreme Court

Amgen, Sandoz argue biosimilar patent case to the Supreme Court

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Sandoz counsel argued that Amgen's position "wrongly delays the marketing of every biosimilar."

Drugmakers battle for slice of Humira's billions

Drugmakers battle for slice of Humira's billions

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Makers of biosimilars have targeted a few of the top-selling autoimmune drugs. Get ready for some of the highest-stakes pricing and access skirmishes in recent pharma history.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Ovarian cancer drug nabs FDA approval; Senate committee to investigate opioid manufacturers; Allergan's acne drug reports positive Phase-III results

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, March 10, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, March 10, 2017

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Novartis' Gleevec shows long-term survival benefit in study; Novo Nordisk CEO considers small acquisitions; Merck KGaA to sell biosimilars unit

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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Pharma execs raise concerns about Trump's plans for the FDA; Merck ends study of experimental Alzheimer's drug; Amgen seeks new indication for Blincyto

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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Rep. Price to answer questions at confirmation hearing; 22 drugmakers invest in fighting disease in poor countries; FDA approves generic of Jazz's Xyrem

 Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, January 13, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, January 13, 2017

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CVS to sell generic EpiPen; FDA finalizes biosimilar naming rules; Pfizer wants to make a deal

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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Pfizer to start selling Remicade biosimilar in November; The Medicines Co.'s PCSK9 inhibitor heads to Phase-III trials; J&J's Q3 growth bolstered by autoimmune drugs

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, October 14, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, October 14, 2016

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Merck launches biosimilar resource; branded insulin prices are on the rise; NICE declines to cover Opdivo

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, October 3, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, October 3, 2016

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More drugmakers file lawsuits to prevent biosimilar competition; experimental dermatitis drug showeds promising results; pharma blames PBMs for price hikes

The FDA approves Amgen's biosimilar version of Humira

The FDA approves Amgen's biosimilar version of Humira

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Amgen's drug is set to compete with AbbVie's Humira, which is the second-best selling drug in the U.S. in 2015.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

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The FDA approves an Enbrel biosimilar; Express Scripts to launch program to reduce diabetes costs; a GSK vaccine beats sales forecasts

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, August 18, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, August 18, 2016

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Court clears Pfizer to move ahead with Remicade biosimilar; McDonald's yanks activity trackers over skin irritation; California drug-pricing bill pulled

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, July 22, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, July 22, 2016

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Herceptin biosimilar meets endpoint in clinical trial; Roche plans to launch five new drugs over the next year; government seeks to block insurer deals

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, July 14, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, July 14, 2016

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The FDA expands use for Pfizer's Prevnar 13 vaccine; an FDA panel votes in support of Novartis biosimilar; U.S. healthcare spending rises 5.5% in 2015

Merck educates doctors about biosimilars, long before it will sell one in the U.S.

Merck educates doctors about biosimilars, long before it will sell one in the U.S.

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Drugmakers like Merck are making a big education push as they lay the groundwork for future biosimilars.

What do physicians think about biosimilars?

What do physicians think about biosimilars?

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A Sermo poll asked physicians: Do you feel biosimilars will prove safe and effective enough for you to prescribe them when more become available?"

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, May 6, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, May 6, 2016

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Investigation says Oxycontin wears off sooner than it claims; PBMs and insurers anticipate high biosimilar prices; Valeant forms pricing committee

Infographic: the growing biosimilar market in the U.S.

Infographic: the growing biosimilar market in the U.S.

The FDA has approved two biosimilars, but questions remain about how quickly providers and patients in the U.S. will adopt them.

Competition drives down sales of J&J's Olysio

Competition drives down sales of J&J's Olysio

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The company said growth in its immunology portfolio offset declining Olysio sales.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, April 6, 2016

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Pfizer and Allergan call off merger; the FDA approves second biosimilar; NEJM comes under fire

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

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There are 23 biosimilars ready to file with the FDA; an FDA committee votes in favor of Parkinson's disease drug; Bloomberg funds new immunotherapy center

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, February 12, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, February 12, 2016

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Aegerion slashes workforce; GSK president says downward pressure on drug prices is here to stay; Novartis acquires European rights to Remicade biosimilar

With support of FDA committee, Remicade biosimilar edges closer to market

With support of FDA committee, Remicade biosimilar edges closer to market

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The FDA is set to announce its decision on the drug in April.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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SEC is investigating Salix Pharmaceuticals; FDA adcomm recommends approval of Remicade biosimilar; Medicare considers payment changes

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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The FDA to review biosimilar Remicade; lawmaker looks at panelists' ties to painkiller manufacturers; Novartis signs risk-sharing contracts for Entresto

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, February 5, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, February 5, 2016

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Johnson & Johnson collaborates with biotech on diabetes stem-cell treatment; the FDA warms up to Remicade biosimilar; Woodcock warns about biosimilar backlog

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, December 17, 2015

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, December 17, 2015

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The FDA approves Lilly's Lantus follow-on biologic; AstraZeneca buys majority stake in Acerta Pharma; Shkreli arrested on securities fraud charges