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January 18

Efficacité et Innocuité à 2 ans de Tocilizumab en Sous-Cutané Dans la Polyarthrite Rhumatoïde Combiné aux Antirhumatismaux Modificateurs de la Maladie Avec Une Augmentation des Doses Hebdomadaires

Kivitz A, Olech E, Borofsky MA, Zazueta B, Navarro-Sarabia F, Radominski SC, Merrill JT, Pacheco-Tena C, Pei J, Nasmyth-Miller, Pope JE.
J Rheumatol 2018 Apr; 45(4):456-464

This 2-year Phase 3 study, proved that subcutaneous tocilizumab (TC-SC) has long-term efficacy and an acceptable safety profile. Patients enrolled had been previously diagnosed with RA with an inadequate response to DMARDs. Patients were randomised 2:1 to receive doses of TCZ-SC (n=437) or PBO (n=219) every other week for 6 months. After this time, all patients received TCZ-SC. Escape therapy, defined as weekly TCZ-SC, was available to patients from Month 3. Efficacy was analysed using ACR resp...

Mots clefs: IL-6, Tocilizumab, Clinical, Phase 3

Traduit par: Audrey Beringer