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NRAS position paper on biosimilar medicines Updated February, 2019

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Last updated:21st Jan 2020

As more biosimilars enter the UK market, especially those administered by the sub-cutaneous route, the reality is that patients are being switched from a biologic on which they may be stable and responding well, to a biosimilar. This can be worrying for patients unless handled properly and with due opportunity for discussion, enabling the patient to ask any questions they may have about being switched to a biosimilar. In this position paper we set out our recommendations for a national best practice approach to be taken.

 

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