Phase 2 trial: Baricitinib for systemic lupus erythematosus

Baricitinib is an oral selective Janus kinase (JAK)1 and JAK2 inhibitor that we hypothesised might have therapeutic benefit in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. In a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, 24-week phase 2 study, patients were recruited from 78 centres in 11 countries. Eligible patients were aged 18 years or older,… Läs mer

European Commission (EC) has approved XELJANZ® (tofacitinib citrate) 5 mg twice daily (BID) in combination with methotrexate (MTX) for the treatment of active psoriatic arthritis

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that the European Commission (EC) has approved XELJANZ® (tofacitinib citrate) 5 mg twice daily (BID) in combination with methotrexate (MTX) for the treatment of active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) in adult patients who have had an inadequate response or who have been intolerant to a prior… Läs mer