THERAPY: Biosimilars in rheumatology — why, how and when in 2017

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Abstract

Biosimilar therapeutics for immune-mediated disease are approved in many countries and are increasingly being utilized in clinical practice. Although much has been written about the effectiveness and safety of biosimilars, less focus has been placed on why, how and when (or when not) to use these medications — until now.

Refers to Kay, J. et al. Consensus-based recommendations for the use of biosimilars to treat rheumatological diseases. Ann. Rheum. Dis.http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-211937 (2017)

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