Think of Biosimilars as "Highly Similar" Biologics

Questions will come up about "biosimilars"...due to the launch of the FIRST biosimilar, Zarxio (zar-zee-oh, filgrastim-sndz).

To understand "biosimilars," you've got to understand "biologics."

Biologics (Epogen, Humira, etc) are meds derived from living organisms (viruses, bacteria, etc)...and usually contain larger, more complex molecules than traditional drugs.

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