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5:04 PM
Aug 24, 2012
 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

FDA reviewers question Humira benefit in UC

FDA reviewers questioned whether Humira adalimumab from Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) provides a "clinically meaningful benefit" for ulcerative colitis (UC) patients given the drug's "serious" safety risks and the availability of Remicade infliximab for the indication. Reviewers said Humira provides only a "marginal" effect on induction of remission rates compared to placebo, and a lesser effect on sustained remission rates. The reviewers did say that Humira, which is...

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