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.
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A biosimilar medicine is a highly similar version of an original brand of a biological medicine, which enters the market following the patent expiry of the original brand. Watch the video above to learn more.
BIOLOGICAL MEDICINES ARE MEDICINES THAT ARE MADE BY LIVING CELLS OR ORGANISMS
Biological medicines are medicines that are made by living cells or organisms. They are usually made of large proteins that are naturally produced in the human body.
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.