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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has accepted a marketing authorization application from generic pharmaceuticals developer Sandoz for the review of biosimilars for AbbVie’s Humira (adalimumab) and Janssen’s Remicade (infliximab), used in the treatment of autoimmune diseases. Remicade is widely used for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) therapy. Biosimilars are biopharmaceutical drugs that have similar properties to other licensed therapies. Sandoz announced the […]

Results of a recent study showed that biological therapy regimens, such as Enbrel (etanercept), Humira (adalimumab), ‎Remicade (infliximab), ‎Simponi (golimumab), or ‎Cimzia (certolizumab), are less cost-effective compared to DMARD combination in triple therapy with ‎Azulfidine (sulfasalazine), ‎Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine), and ‎Trexall (methotrexate) in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Importantly, this triple therapy also was found to be […]

Group-based quality improvement sessions, based on the recommended “treat to target” (TTT) approach, can help rheumatologists improve the quality of their care for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, a recent study suggests. Results of the study, “Implementation of Treat to Target in Rheumatoid Arthritis through a Learning Collaborative: Results of the TRACTION Randomized Controlled Trial,” were […]