Biologics Infographic: Real-time Patient Insights from Medisafe

5 Sep 2019

Highlights from the Biologics Infographic

  • The U.S. trails other nations in reported biologic medication adherence on Medisafe
  • Since many biologics are scheduled at an infusion center, reported adherence stays consistently high each weekday
  • The hourly peaks at 7am and 9pm suggest people using Medisafe are scheduling their infusions before or after work hours
  • Worldwide medication adherence rates for most biologic conditions average 81% on Medisafe
  • Of the top 20 biologic drugs with the highest reported adherence on Medisafe, Amgen, Biogen and Genentech each hold 3 spots


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Full Biologics Adherence Insights

Top 10 Most Adherent Countries For Biologic Meds

  • Germany: 85%
  • France: 83%
  • Spain: 83%
  • UK: 80%
  • Australia: 78%
  • Canada: 78%
  • Brazil: 76%
  • India: 75%
  • USA: 71%
  • Italy: 68%

How Day Of Week Affect Biologic Med Adherence

  • Sunday: 80.9%
  • Monday: 81.01%
  • Tuesday: 80.84%
  • Wednesday: 80.92%
  • Thursday: 80.95%
  • Friday: 80.82%
  • Saturday: 80.81%

Adherence Rates By Type Of Biologic Treatment

  • Hematology & Transplant Rejection: 88%
  • Infections: 87%
  • Cardiovascular: 82%
  • Diabetes / Other Metabolic Conditions: 82%
  • Autoimmune Diseases: 81%
  • Eye Conditions: 81%
  • Neurological: 72%

Why Biologic Patients Say They Miss Doses

  • Didn’t need dose: 25%
  • Forgot/busy: 20%
  • Other: 20%
  • Med wasn’t nearby: 18%
  • Ran out of meds: 10%
  • Worried about side effects: 6%
  • Worried about cost: 2%

Top 20 Biologic Meds With Highest Adherence

Brand Company Adherence
Plegridy Biogen 92%
Neulasta Amgen 90%
Extavia Novartis 89%
Kineret Sobi 88%
Cimzia UCB 87%
Pegasys Genentech 87%
Avonex Biogen 87%
Rebif EMD Serono 86%
Actemra Genentech 86%
Orencia BMS 86%
Humira AbbVie 85%
Trulicity Eli Lilly 84%
Praluent Sanofi & Regeneron 82%
Repatha Amgen 82%
Simponi Janssen 81%
Avastin Genentech 81%
Enbrel Amgen 81%
Tanzeum GSK 80%
Cosentyx Novartis 78%
Tysabri Biogen 78%

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