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Market Uptake Still Challenging

CHMP Backs First Biosimilar MAb from Hospira, Celltrion

By Jennifer Boggs
Managing Editor

Monday, July 1, 2013
Almost exactly a year after Remsima (infliximab) won approval in Korea as the first ever biosimilar monoclonal antibody (MAb), the Remicade copycat drug won a positive opinion from Europe's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), clearing the way for formal European approval within the next three months.

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