BIO backs Fla. bill restricting biosimilar substitutions

04/5/2013 | Drug Store News

BIO praised a Florida Senate committee for passing a bill that would require pharmacists to notify physicians when a biosimilar drug was substituted for a brand-name biologic. S.B. 732 has a five-year sunset clause like the law signed in Virginia last month. "Biosimilars are not generics. Even slight changes to a biologic drug can change its properties entirely. Unlike conventional generic medicines, biosimilars are not the same as the drugs they seek to substitute," the BIO statement said.

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