Posted from: Monday, October 31, 2016 - 03:43 PM - Present

Inflectra to Launch in Late November

October 17, 2016 – Pfizer announced that it will launch Inflectra™ (infliximab-dyyb) in late November. Inflectra is a biosimilar to Remicade®, manufactured by Jansen, was approved on April. 5, 2016, for all Remicade-approved indications, except pediatric ulcerative colitis. It will be used for treating patients with rheumatoid arthritis, adult ulcerative colitis, plaque psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and adult and pediatric Crohn’s disease. Inflectra, a tumor-necrosis factor (TNF) blocker, was the first biosimilar monoclonal antibody to gain FDA approval. Based on the wholesale acquisition cost (WAC), Inflectra will be priced at a 15% discount to Remicade. 

 

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