FDA/FTC's Hot Ticket: Biosimilar Workshop On How To Boost Market, From Education To Lawsuits
Speakers suggest ways to eliminate barriers to biosimilar uptake, but Janssen pushes back, saying there is need to inform physicians and patients of a biosimilar's interchangeability status. Biosimilar advocates want prescriber incentives, labeling changes, and FDA education on interchangeability.
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