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FDA approves Tremfya, first IL-23 inhibitor for psoriatic arthritis

23 days ago   |   By Healio

The FDA has approved guselkumab, an interleukin-23 receptor inhibitor, for the treatment of adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis, according to a company press release from Janssen Pharmaceuticals.
Previously approved in the European Union and the United States for the treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, Tremfya is the first selective IL-23 inhibitor to enter the PsA market.
“Today's approval marks an exciting milestone as we follow the science and search for solutions for patients with these complicated diseases,”
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