Groups Warn Against Avastin Biosimilar Off-Label Use in Eyes

Biosimilars are finally starting to bring down the prices of their innovator products across a range of indications, research shows. The FDA often approves biosimilars across some or all of the innovator drug’s indications even if applicant companies have not conducted studies in those uses. But two professional societies have been pushing back against payers’ allowance of two Avastin (bevacizumab) biosimilars in untested ocular indications.

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Angela Maas

Angela Maas

Angela has an extensive background of editing, reporting and writing for trade and consumer publications. She has written Radar on Specialty Pharmacy since she joined AIS Health in 2005 and has broad knowledge of the various issues at play within the space. She also has written for Spotlight on Market Access since its 2017 launch. Before joining AIS Health, she was managing editor at Employee Benefit News and Employee Benefit News Canada and managing editor at Hem Aware (a hemophilia publication), Lupus Living and Momentum (a multiple sclerosis publication). She has a B.A. in English and an M.A. in British literature from Arizona State University.

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