BREAKING NEWS: Pfizer Announces Upcoming U.S. Launch of Biosimilar INFLECTRA® (infliximab-dyyb)

Pfizer announced today that it will begin shipping INFLECTRA® (infliximab-dyyb) for injection, a biosimilar of REMICADE® (infliximab), to wholesalers in the United States (U.S.) in late November 2016.  INFLECTRA® received FDA approval this past April for the treatment of inflammatory conditions including Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and rheumatoid arthritis.  According to the announcement, INFLECTRA® will be introduced at a 15% discount to the current wholesaler acquisition cost (WAC) of REMICADE®, not inclusive of discounts to payers, providers, distributors and other purchasing organizations.

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