Eli Lilly and Co. said the company’s psoriatic arthritis (PsA) drug Taltz was found to be more effective than the world’s best-selling prescription medicine, AbbVie Inc.’s Humira, in a late-stage study.
Johnson & Johnson said the company’s drug Tremfya was more effective than Novartis AG’s rival medicine Cosentyx, and met the main goal of a late-stage study in adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
Bausch Health, formerly Valeant Pharmaceuticals, received tentative U.S. approval to market the plaque psoriasis lotion Bryhali.
Lilly Announces Initiation of IXORA-R Head-to-Head Trial Comparing Taltz and Tremfya in Patients with Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis
Eli Lilly and Company announced today the initiation of the IXORA-R head-to-head clinical trial, designed to evaluate superiority between Taltz (ixekizumab) and Tremfya (guselkumab) in adult patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
Months after tapping GlaxoSmithKline dermatology division executive David Rubenstein as its new chief scientific officer, Vivek Ramaswamy’s Dermavant Sciences returned to the pharma giant to acquire a Phase III-ready psoriasis treatment.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.’s plaque psoriasis treatment did not get approval from U.S. health regulators.
Novartis’ generics unit won a European panel’s recommendation for its biosimilar version of AbbVie’s Humira as the Swiss drugmaker aims to take a bite out of sales of the world’s best-selling medicine.
Novartis Receives FDA Approval for Cosentyx Label Update to Include Moderate to Severe Scalp Psoriasis
Novartis announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a label update for Cosentyx (secukinumab), the first interleukin-17A antagonist cleared to treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, to include data in moderate to severe scalp psoriasis.
Novartis new data reinforces superiority of Cosentyx versus Stelara in achieving skin clearance for psoriasis patients
Novartis announced results from the head-to-head CLARITY study demonstrating the superiority of Cosentyx (secukinumab) compared to Stelara (ustekinumab) in delivering clear and almost clear skin in adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis at 12 weeks.
The U.S. FDA approved two doses of Pfizer Inc.’s medicine Xeljanz for treating active psoriatic arthritis.