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Swiss drugmaker Novartis raised its full-year guidance on wider use of psoriasis and arthritis drug Cosentyx on Tuesday and said it had tapped the former boss of Bristol Myers Squibb to become its chairman next year.

The Swiss pharma has set up its challenge to AbbVie’s blockbuster immunosuppressive drug Humira with a label expansion for Cosentyx in hidradenitis suppurativa, a painful long-term skin condition.

The FDA on Friday approved an intravenous formulation of Novartis’ IL-17A antagonist Cosentyx (secukinumab) for the treatment of rheumatic diseases.

Novartis on Tuesday raised its full-year earnings outlook following cost cuts, a breast cancer drug trial success and progress in boosting output of a radiotherapy drug against prostate cancer.

Novartis is cleaning house, cutting its Huntington’s disease program along with several others. The company announced multiple program stops and delays in its full-year 2022 report Wednesday.

With Novartis facing a potential loss of $9 billion through 2026 from patent expirations, the company announced topline results for Pluvicto for PSMA-positive metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

A separation of Sandoz via a 100 percent spin-off will create the leading European generics company and a global leader in biosimilars, and a more focused Novartis.

Swiss pharma giant Novartis said it would make growth in the United States its top geographic priority, even after laws were passed to rein in drug prices in the world’s largest pharmaceutical market.

Novartis said its anti-inflammatory drug Cosentyx eased the symptoms of a painful, lump-forming skin condition in two late-stage trials, putting the approved treatment on track to further shore up sales growth at the Swiss drugmaker.