Genentech's rheumatoid arthritis biologic gains FDA approval

01/10/2010 | San Francisco Chronicle

The FDA approved Genentech's Actemra, the only rheumatoid arthritis drug that targets the interleukin-6 protein, which plays a role in joint inflammation. The treatment is expected to benefit patients who do not respond to Remicade, Humira or Enbrel, which target an inflammatory protein called tumor necrosis factor-alpha.

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