Importance of “Meaningful” Suffixes

Meaningful suffixes are important in medicine. That’s why 80% of doctors prefer them for biosimilar naming as well.

The FDA is considering naming biosimilar medicines with a random code versus a more recognizable name. In a recent SERMO* poll, representing over 500 physicians across multiple specialties, 80% of physicians prefer a “meaningful suffix.” Physician groups across the country call for biosimilar names that are easily distinguished and recognized.
*SERMO is the largest global social network exclusively for doctors.

Stay Informed View the latest newsletter

To receive regular newsletters and periodic alerts from the BPC, enter your email address in the form below: