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FDA Hears Complexities of Biosimilar Implementation

By Donna Young

Wednesday, November 3, 2010
SILVER SPRING, Md. – The FDA Tuesday began facing some of the complexities it must deal with in developing regulations and guidelines for makers of follow-on biologics, or biosimilars, as various stakeholders in eight-minute presentations at a public meeting spelled out some of their ideas and concerns, such as whether biosimilars should carry the same generic-type name, known officially as the international nonproprietary name (INN), as the innovator drugs on which they are based. (BioWorld Today)

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