Pfizer’s Humira biosimilar hits efficacy target – PharmaTimes

Pfizer has reported positive results from a trial of its monoclonal antibody PF-06410293, which the firm is developing as a biosimilar of AbbVie’s blockbuster Humira.The drug giant said the REFLECTIONS B538-02 study met its primary endpoint by demonstrating that the therapy’s efficacy was equivalent to Humira (adalimumab) – as measured by the American College of Rheumatology 20 (ACR20) response rate at Week 12 – in patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis.PF-06410293 is the second proposed inflammation biosimilar and the third proposed biosimilar pipeline molecule to report positive top-line results within the past four months, Pfizer noted.Humira, an anti-TNF monoclonal antibody, pulls in annual sales of nearly $15 billion across its range of indications for inflammatory diseases.

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