Letters to the Editor

Published in:
Volume 2 / Year 2013 / Issue 4

Biosimilars naming and prescribing policy in Australia

Page: 168-9

Submitted: 31 October 2013; Revised: 6 November 2013; Accepted: 11 November 2013; Published online first: 25 November 2013 To the Editor: I wanted to bring to your attention the following… Read More »

WHO leadership in public safety on biosimilars to be commended

Page: 167

Abstract: As a practicing endocrinologist and Chairman of the Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines, I am writing to commend the World Health Organization for its attention to and upcoming action… Read More »

Critical immunogenicity differences will be obscured by a common INN for biosimilars

Page: 166

Abstract: Information about variable immunogenicity arising from formulation differences between competing biosimilars is critical for informed judgments by prescribing physicians. Use of a common INN for biosimilars will obfuscate such… Read More »

Legislative efforts to limit prescription information sharing between patients and healthcare providers represent a serious threat to the health and safety of the American nation

Page: 165

Abstract: Legislation in support of pharmacist notification to patients and providers of substitution of an interchangeable biologic for the originator biologic was recently vetoed in California. Automatic substitution of approved… Read More »

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