Safety and efficacy of up to eight years of continuous etanercept
therapy in patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
The authors led by Chih-Shung Wong of Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, designed an experiment to evaluate the effects of etanercept
in rats that had been made morphine tolerant.
was first evaluated as monotherapy in a phase II, randomized, dose-ranging, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial.
A total of 43 patients have been switched from infliximab to etanercept
because of toxicity or lack of efficacy.
The contract involves: Delivery of biological medicine Etanercept
In these studies, the overall safety profile of ixekizumab was comparable to etanercept
Patients with early, active RA were randomized to receive either twice-weekly subcutaneous etanercept
(10 mg or 25 mg) or weekly oral MTX (mean dosage 19 mg/week).
Treatment with subcutaneous etanercept
(50 mg/week) was initiated.
All patients in the study were on monotherapy with methotrexate, etanercept
, adalimumab, ustekinumab, or narrow-band UVB phototherapy (NBUVB).
TNF-[alpha] inhibitors include infliximab and adalimumab, which are among monoclonal antibodies, and etanercept
in receptor form.
In March 2003, her rheumatologist started etanercept
for treatment of refractory psoriasis and discontinued cyclosporin, following which the psoriatic lesions improved.
There are added benefits to methotrexate and etanercept
for rheumatoid arthritis patients, such as myself ("Two arthritis drugs work best in tandem," SN: 3/13/04, p.
NEW YORK -- Collectively hailed as the biggest breakthrough for psoriasis therapy in decades, infliximab, etanercept
, alefacept, and the other "targeted biologics" seem poised to revolutionize how dermatologists treat moderate to severe psoriasis.
Contract award: "delivery of drugs to the drug program: lot 1 - etanercept
, lot 2 - adalimumab, lot 3 - rituximab".
The MAA for the etanercept
biosimilar was based on data from a Phase 3, controlled, randomized, multicenter study in Europe where SB4 demonstrated its comparability to Enbrel[sup.