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Ireland Relaxes Biosimilar Switching Stance

However, Publication Of National Biosimilars Policy Is Still Awaited

Executive Summary

The Irish medicines regulator, the HPRA, is proposing to revamp its guidance on biosimilar medicines and to take a more flexible attitude to biosimilar interchangeability and switching. The guidance is expected to feed into a future national biosimilars policy.

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