Product News

Share this article:

UCB received FDA approval on a new indication for Cimzia, an injectable tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker. Cimzia is now indicated for moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, in addition to its prior indication for Crohn's disease. Cimzia will compete other TNF blockbusters such as Abbott's Humira, Johnson & Johnson's Remicade and Wyeth/Amgen's Enbrel.

 

Takeda received an FDA nod for an extended release version of its combo med Actoplus Met: Actoplus Met XR. Actoplus Met and Actoplus Met XR are indicated for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Share this article:
You must be a registered member of MMM to post a comment.
close

Next Article in Business Briefs

Email Newsletters

More in Business Briefs

FDA lifts OncoMed partial hold

The FDA froze the clinical trial of anti-Fzd7 vantictumab in July over concern about "bone-related adverse events."

Research links estrogen and binge eating

Baylor College of Medicine researchers have found that an estrogen replacement suppressed binge-eating behavior among lab mice.

Apple selfies spur diabetes donations

Jazz apples has launched a Crunch to Contribute campaign to raise money for one of two diabetes associations.