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Biologic medicines have transformed care for a number conditions and are now an important part of the treatment received by many patients.
Many biologics are now beginning to come off patent, which has led to the development of copies, similar to generics for conventional medicines that are known as biosimilars.
Watch this short animation, presented by Dr Paul Cornes, to learn about:
- the opportunities that are presented by biosimilars
- how biosimilars are approved and regulated
- the impact that biosimilars have had on transforming care
- how to access support and guidance on the use of biosimilars.
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Date of preparation: May 2018