FDA approves Abrilada, fifth Humira biosimilar

The FDA has approved Abrilada, a biosimilar to Humira, making it the fifth biosimilar to the reference drug and 25th biosimilar overall to gain approval in the United States, according to an agency press release.“Today’s approval is one of nine new biosimilar products the FDA has taken action on in 2019, bringing the overall total of biosimilar approvals to 25,” Sarah Yim, MD, acting director of the FDA’s office of therapeutic biologics and biosimilars, said in the release. “I’m pleased to see this progress and am confident that the market for theseRead More

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