Eli Lilly announced the results of the company’s COAST-W Phase III clinical trial of Taltz (ixekizumab) to treat ankylosing spondylitis. The study met both primary and major secondary endpoints.

FDA approved inclusion of new evidence that Cosentyx significantly slows the progression of joint structural damage at Week 24 versus placebo in those with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

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 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.

AbbVie said its Phase III drug risankizumab is more effective than its own blockbuster Humira or J&J’s Stelara in treating moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis.

Novartis said the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use approved a label update for Cosentyx (secukinumab), the first interleukin-17A approved to treat psoriasis.