The following materials have been developed to support patients and carers in their understanding of biosimilar medicines. Materials are available to print or download.
Australia has a strong regulatory system for all medicines
Australia has a strong regulatory system that ensures the safety, effectiveness and quality of all medicines, including biological medicines.
Biosimilar medicines are used to treat the same diseases in the same way
A biosimilar medicine is a highly similar version of an original brand of a biological medicine, brought to market by a different manufacturer once the patent on the original brand expires.