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Table 1 Examples of Biosimilar Products

From: A review of the differences and similarities between generic drugs and their originator counterparts, including economic benefits associated with usage of generic medicines, using Ireland as a case study

Reference biologic (active substance) Manufacturer Biosimilar products Manufacturer Activity
Genotropin (somatropin) Pfizer Valtropin Omnitrope BioPartners Sandoz Human Growth Hormone
Eprex (epoetin alpha) Johnson & Johnson Binocrit (epoetin alpha) Retacrit (epoetin zeta) Sandoz Hospira UK Control of erythropoiesis
Neupogen (filgrastim) Amgen Tevagrastim Filgrastim Hexal Teva Generics Hexal AG Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor