The following materials have been developed to support patients and carers in their understanding of biosimilar medicines. Materials are available to print or download.
Prof Sinclair is Professor of Dermatology at the University of Melbourne and Director of Epworth Dermatology. He is past-president of the Australasian Society for Dermatology Research.
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.