Cimzia Gets Additional Indication for Psoriasis

May 30, 2018

The FDA approved UCB’s Cimzia (certolizumab pegol injection) for an expanded indication for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.

The FDA cleared the additional indication based on phase 3 trials that found the drug significantly improved symptoms and the clinical benefit continued through 48 weeks.

The approval follows a recent update to Cimzia’s labeling for use in pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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