FDA approves Tavneos for vasculitis – ChemoCentryx

ChemoCentryx announced that the FDA has approved Tavneos (avacopan), an orally administered selective complement 5a receptor inhibitor, as an adjunctive treatment of adult patients with severe active anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody-associated vasculitis (also known as ANCA-associated vasculitis or ANCA vasculitis), specifically granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) and microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) (the two main forms of ANCA vasculitis), in combination with standard therapy. […]

FDA approves Opzelura cream for mild to moderate atopic dermatitis – Incyte

Incyte announced that the FDA has approved Opzelura (ruxolitinib) cream for the short-term and non-continuous chronic treatment of mild to moderate atopic dermatitis (AD) in non-immunocompromised patients 12 years of age and older whose disease is not adequately controlled with topical prescription therapies, or when those therapies are not advisable. Opzelura is the first and only topical formulation of a […]

UK MHRA grants marketing authorisation for Cibinqo for adults and adolescents with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis – Pfizer

Pfizer Inc. announced that the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has granted Great Britain marketing authorization for Cibinqo (abrocitinib), an oral, once-daily, Janus kinase 1 (JAK1) inhibitor, for the treatment of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD) in adults and adolescents aged 12 years and over, who are candidates for systemic therapy. Abrocitinib is licensed in Great […]

Enzyme treatment of skin samples improves microbiome analysis

In many skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis and acne, the bacterial layer protecting the skin is damaged. “Our goal is to learn the role played in such illnesses by the various kinds of skin bacteria,” says Dr. Martin Köberle, head of the Dermatoinfectology Laboratory at the Klinikum Rechts der Isar of the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Past efforts […]

Acne in adult women – impact on quality of life

Acne is often viewed as a disease of adolescence but for many women it persists into adulthood. In a qualitative study of 50 adult women with acne, participants described diverse lived experiences, including concerns about appearance, mental and emotional health consequences, and disruption to their personal and professional lives. The results showed that 24 of 50 women expressed concern about […]

CHMP recommends approval of Klisyri for actinic keratosis – Almirall

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AbbVie announces extension of review for supplemental NDA of upadacitinib to treat psoriatic arthritis

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