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Annual for Hospital Pharmacy

Biological, biotechnological and biosimilar medicinal products

A. Stoimenova, L. Antonov


The current publication reviews the main terms related to biologicals and biotechnology medicinal products. The use of biosimilars is discussed. The main characteristics of the biological medicinal products, use of biotechnology manufacturing methods in the production of medicines as well as the biosimilarity concept are presented. The regulation of biologicals, biotechnology medicines and biosimilars in the EU is reviewed.

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