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EMA recommends approval of Humira biosimilar Imraldi

EMA recommends approval of Humira biosimilar Imraldi
June 23, 2017

The European Medicines Agency has recommended the approval of the Imraldi, making it the third anti-TNF biosimilar candidate to receive a positive opinion from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use, the manufacturer announced.

Imraldi (SB5, Samsung Bioepis) is a biosimilar candidate referencing Humira (adalimumab, AbbVie), indicated for rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, axial spondyloarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, pediatric plaque psoriasis, adult and adolescent hydradentis suppurativa, Crohn’s disease in adults and children, ulcerative colitis and uveitis.

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EMA recommends approval of Humira biosimilar Imraldi

June 23, 2017
The European Medicines Agency has recommended the approval of the Imraldi, making it the third anti-TNF biosimilar candidate to receive a positive…

In the JournalsPerspective

AAHKS, ACR release guidelines for management of antirheumatic drugs for patients who undergo TKA, THA

June 19, 2017
The American College of Rheumatology has partnered with the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons to develop evidence-based guidelines for…

Feature

Unspoken and Undiagnosed: Addressing Sex and Intimacy Issues in Rheumatic Disease

Healio Rheumatology, June 2017
Sexual dysfunction and intimacy issues may rank high among the complaints reported by patients with rheumatic diseases, but these complaints often…

Meeting News

ASAS consensus process may guide ASDAS cutoff value for worsening in AxSpa

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