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Rapid onset of action in patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis treated with brodalumab: A pooled analysis of data from two phase 3 randomized clinical trials (AMAGINE-2 and AMAGINE-3)

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Published:31st Jul 2017
Author: Blauvelt A, Papp KA, Lebwohl MG, Green LJ, Hsu S, Bhatt V et al.
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Ref.:J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Aug;77(2):372-374.
Rapid improvements in health-related quality of life and itch with ixekizumab treatment in randomized phase 3 trials: results from UNCOVER-2 and UNCOVER-3

Brodalumab, a human monoclonal antibody that binds to interleukin (IL)-17RA (receptor subunit utilized by pro-inflammatory cytokines IL-17A, IL-17F, and IL-17A/F), has been shown at doses of 210 mg every 2 weeks to be superior to ustekinumab and placebo in treating moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in 2 large phase 3 studies: AMAGINE-2 and AMAGINE-3.1, 2 Time to achieve significant improvements in psoriasis disease severity is an important aspect of patient treatment and education. Our objective was to evaluate the speed of action of brodalumab with the use of data from AMAGINE-2 and AMAGINE-3.

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