European Agency Recommends Two New Adalimumab Biosimilars

Jeff Evans

September 17, 2021

The European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recommended marketing authorization this week for two new adalimumab biosimilars, Hukyndra and Libmyris.

The biosimilars, both developed by STADA Arzneimittel AG, will be available as a 40-mg solution for injection in a pre-filled syringe and pre-filled pen, and 80-mg solution for injection in a pre-filled syringe. Both biosimilars will have 15 indications:

Data show that both Hukyndra and Libmyris are highly similar to the reference product Humira (adalimumab), a monoclonal antibody to tumor necrosis factor alpha, and have comparable quality, safety, and efficacy.

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