BIOSIMILARS

As one of the first companies in Austria, Astro Pharma has been active in the field of biosimilars since 2008 and has correspondingly extensive experience and a broad product range.

Biosimilars are high-quality follow-on biologics and make an important contribution to security of supply and optimal therapeutic options.

Astro Pharma is on the market with the biosimilar of a proven and effective TNF blocker that is administered intravenously and is particularly effective in treating Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis as well as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.

Astro Pharma also has biosimilars of two monoclonal used in cancer therapy. These are on the one hand used with HER2 positive breast cancer, on the other hand especially/particularly for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, chronic lymphatic leukemia but also rheumatoid arthritis.

As a specialist in the biosimilar sector, Astro Pharma aims to expand its product range and to be an important partner of the Austrian healthcare system.

BIOSIMILARS
Product name
Active substance
Herzuma® 150 mg powder for concentrate for solution for infusion
Substance: Trastuzumab
Herzuma® 420 mg powder for concentrate for solution for infusion
Substance: Trastuzumab
Remsima® 100 mg powder for concentrate for solution for infusion
Substance: Infliximab
Truxima® 100 mg concentrate for solution for infusion
Substance: Rituximab
“Educational Material nach EMA-Anforderung”
Truxima® 500 mg concentrate for solution for infusion
Substance: Rituximab
“Educational Material nach EMA-Anforderung”
The Package leaflet can be found on the website of the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
If you have any questions about Astro Pharma biosimilars, please contact Dr. Sandra Frauer.
Here you will find the conditions for the exchange and return of medicines: Return conditions (only in German)