FDA approves of biosimilar to infliximab — IBD in the news

The FDA recently approved a biosimilar (CT-P13) to infliximab, which is used for treating IBD, as well as people with rheumatoid arthritis ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis and plaque psoriasis. The new drug would be the first biosimilar monoclonal antibody approved in the United States.

Edward V. Loftus Jr., M.D., discusses some of the issues surrounding this medication and its potential benefits and drawbacks.


March 14, 2017

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