Biosimilars in the UK: where are we now and where does the NHS want to go?

9 October 2019 - The UK health service has well over a decade’s experience of dealing with biosimilars, but the ...

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Prescription opioid dispensing in Australian children and adolescents: a national population-based study

8 October 2019 - There are few population-based studies of paediatric opioid use.  ...

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Two more bills aiming to boost biosimilars introduced in Congress

23 September 2019 - Two biosimilar bills, both with bipartisan sponsors, were unveiled last week and aim to boost uptake in ...

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Xanax still being overprescribed despite policy changes

19 September 2019 - Patients are still being prescribed hundreds of Xanax tablets a year despite a cut in government ...

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Draft Pelosi plan targets drugs lacking biosimilar or generic option

12 September 2019 - While chances of her leaked plan to force lower drug prices in the United States getting through ...

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We need to make biosimilars easier to get

11 September 2019 - If potential biosimilar manufacturers can’t get their product to market, they won’t proceed with development. ...

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Anti-depressant medicine brand switch: 'They've been used as guinea pigs'

11 September 2019 - Emotions ran high at the Health Select Committee today, with MPs grilling Medsafe and the Ministry ...

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Drug formulary managers' use of step therapy can lead to sub-optimal outcomes

9 September 2019 - Over the past two decades the use of step therapy or edits by health insurers has ...

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Erosion of physician and patient treatment choice continues - Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines raises concerns for patients as British Columbia expands biologics forced switching policy

10 September 2019 - On 5 September, the Government of British Columbia announced that it would be forcibly switching 1,700 patients ...

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'Barriers in place': access to asthma medication key to reducing deaths

8 September 2019 - High school teacher Gabriel Wenman admits she was once terrible at taking her asthma medication. ...

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Biosimilars Forum’s public letter in response to anti-biosimilars Op-Ed

29 August 2019 - Government Should Not “Throw In the Towel on Biosimilars,” They Should Act Now to Unlock Billions ...

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Dutch experience demonstrates effective benchmarking of biosimilar use in health systems

31 August 2019 - As medicines become more numerous and often more expensive, health care professionals seek new ways to understand ...

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'No jab, no pay' threat prompts an extra 174,000 children to be vaccinated in one year

1 September 2019 - A threat to cut family tax benefits for Australians who did not vaccinate their children has ...

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We need a more rational biosimilars policy

27 August 2019 - Throwing in the towel on a whole new category of medicines, just shy of a decade in, ...

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Don’t give up on biosimilars—Congress can give them a boost

25 August 2019 - Drugs grown in live cells are hard to replicate. But policy changes can help accelerate the process. ...

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