The Future of Biosimilars

International Journal of Drug Delivery

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Title The Future of Biosimilars
 
Creator El-Bakry, L; The George Washington University School of Medicine, Regulatory Affairs Program, 2121 I St NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
 
Subject Pharmaceutical Sciences; Pharmaceutics; Drug Delivery
Biosimilars; generic drugs; quality improvement; ecosystem; BPCI Act.
 
Description Biosimilars are to Biologic products what generic drugs are to chemical products, a more affordable solution to the increasing drug pricing without sacrificing the quality of the treatment.There is much debate in the health care industry as to whether Biosimilars will deliver on the same success achieved by the generic products, which can amount to up to 80% in some cases.   It is my view though that Biosimilars provide a viable path to cost reduction, quality improvement and affordable accessibility to medication.  In fact, the introduction of lower costs Biologics as intended by the Biosimilar market will force competition within the therapeutics treatment market that will both exertpricing pressure as well as inspire innovation in the entire ecosystem. 
 
Publisher Advanced Research Journals
 
Contributor
 
Date 2017-06-21
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://www.arjournals.org/index.php/ijdd/article/view/1930
10.5138/09750215.1930
 
Source International Journal of Drug Delivery; Vol 9, No 1 (2017): International Journal of Drug Delivery; 01-02
0975-0215
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://www.arjournals.org/index.php/ijdd/article/view/1930/pdf
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2017 L. El-Bakry
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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