Boehringer Ingelheim Wins Interchangeable Biosimilar To Humira, Setting Benchmark For Switching Studies
Cyltezo won’t be available until 2023 due to patent settlement with AbbVie. The second-ever interchangeable biosimilar approved by the US FDA also contains a first: published data from a switch trial.
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Discussions are ongoing at Health Canada on the feasibility of adopting the UK model of easing clinical study requirements for biosimilars, said director general Celia Lourenco at a recent event. Meanwhile, the US FDA’s stance is unchanged for now.
Boehringer Ingelheim has won a landmark first US interchangeability designation for a biosimilar to Humira, with the firm’s Cyltezo version of adalimumab representing the second ever interchangeable biosimilar approved by the FDA.
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