Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Biologics & Biosimilars
Biologic drugs are disease-modifying anti-inflammatory drugs that help slow or stop the over-active inflammation that damages joints and organs in autoimmune, inflammatory diseases, like rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis and others. A biosimilar is a type of biologic that is highly similar to and has no meaningful clinical difference from its "reference product," or original biologic.
Whether you're currently taking a biologic or not, it's important to get answers to these questions from your doctor or pharmacist before taking or switching to a new biologic or biosimilar. Learn more about these drugs in Ten Things to Know About Biologics & Biosimilars. Made possible by the generous sponsors recognized below the graphic.
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