Raptiva

Raptiva

a trademark for efalizumab.
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The Food and Drug Administration has advised prescribers not to initiate Raptiva (efalizumab) treatment for new patients and to engage in discussions with those already on the therapy of avenues for transitioning to alternative treatments.
Genentech will voluntary withdraw the psoriasis drug Raptiva from the U.
San Francisco CA) is pulling its psoriasis drug Raptiva from the U.
Biotech firm Genentech Inc, recently acquired by Roche Holdings AG for $47 billion, said Wednesday that it has pulled its psoriasis drug Raptiva from the U.
In the 1980's we had the Tylenol scare; earlier in this decade Vioxx and other similar drugs were grabbing headlines with their safety related problems; and now the problems and health risks of Raptiva are reaching a boiling point.
Nice (The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) has issued guidance for the use of the targeted biological therapies Enbrel (etanercept) and Raptiva (efalizumab) to treat adult patients with plaque psoriasis.
But it is claimed Raptiva, approved by the European Union yesterday, has few side-effects and provides long-term relief.
Our unrelenting focus on science has led us to launch three successful products, Avastin, Xolair and RAPTIVA, in a recent nine-month period.
Also posing competition are Johnson & Johnson's Remicade and Genentech's Raptiva.
Enbrel, a biologic drug therapy initially approved for psoriatic arthritis, and Raptiva, have recently been approved for psoriatic skin disease.
San Francisco, CA) Xolair and RAPTIVA antibody products.
4 billion bid for Scios, were announced; products such as Dendreon's Provenge prostate cancer drug advanced through clinical trials; and the FDA gave its blessing to several new drugs and indications, including Xoma's Raptiva for psoriasis and Biovail's Cardizem for hypertension.