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2009-10-26 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new results from the WELCOME trial, exploratory data analyzing the impact of treatment with CIMZIA(®) (certolizumab pegol) - the only PEGylated anti-TNF (alpha) (Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha) - administered either every two weeks or every four weeks, showed that the majority of Crohn's disease patients in both dosing groups experienced no hospitalizations and surgical procedures during the course of the 26-week study. These...

2009-10-26 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from an open-label extension study evaluating the long-term safety and efficacy of CIMZIA® (certolizumab pegol) in moderate to severe Crohn's disease patients demonstrate that 82 percent of patients actively treated with CIMZIA - the only PEGylated anti-TNF-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha) - remained in long-term remission without dose escalation up to 3.5 years. In a separate analysis, CIMZIA significantly improved...

2009-10-17 16:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB today announced data that showed rapid and sustained improvements in ACR20, physical function, pain and fatigue of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) as early as the first week, and inhibition of progression of structural joint damage (seen at week 24) following treatment with Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol), together with methotrexate (MTX), was sustained up to 100 weeks. Cimzia® is approved for the treatment of adult...

2009-05-18 07:00:00

Actemra/RoActemra Will Emerge as the Preferred Biological Drug for TNF-Refractory Patients, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues finds that, in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, the market share for TNF-alpha inhibitors will decrease to 63 percent through 2018 as a result of the increasing use of alternative agents to...

2009-05-15 06:00:00

Cimzia(R) (certolizumab pegol) now offered in an innovative prefilled syringe designed in partnership with OXO GOOD GRIPS(R) ATLANTA, May 15 /PRNewswire/ --- UCB today announced that Cimzia(R) (certolizumab pegol), the only PEGylated anti-TNF (Tumor Necrosis Factor) approved in the U.S. for reducing signs and symptoms of Crohn's disease and maintaining clinical response in adult patients with moderate to severe active disease who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy, is...

2009-05-14 08:46:00

Nektar Advanced Polymer Conjugate Technology Used in Cimzia(R) Through Exclusive Nektar-UCB Collaboration SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) confirmed today UCB's announcement that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cimzia(R) (certolizumab pegol), the only PEGylated anti-TNFa (Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha), for the treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis. Cimzia(R) utilizes...

2009-05-14 06:00:00

-- UCB offers Cimzia(R) (certolizumab pegol), a treatment option for adults with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis and moderate to severe Crohn's disease, to U.S. patients in an exclusively designed prefilled syringe resulting from the UCB partnership with OXO(R) -- Rheumatoid arthritis patients directly involved with UCB and OXO(R) in the development of the new Cimzia(R) prefilled syringe -- Cimzia(R) prefilled syringe designed to make self-administration easy for...

2008-12-05 07:00:00

Improved outcomes for fistula closures observed in PRECiSE 2 trial under maintenance therapy with stable dosing of CIMZIA(R) every four weeks HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data presented this week by UCB at Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 2008, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's Clinical & Research Conference, demonstrated more than half (53.6%) of those moderate to severe Crohn's disease patients who had open fistulas at baseline had closure of fistulas...

2008-10-30 15:00:14

UCB announced pivotal RAPID 1 (RA PreventIon of structural Damage) data published in Arthritis & Rheumatism shows CIMZIA(R) (certolizumab pegol), the only PEGylated anti-TNF (Tumour Necrosis Factor alpha), together with methotrexate (MTX), rapidly reduced symptoms of disease and inhibited progression of joint damage in adult patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA), with sustained results for up to one year. "In the RAPID 1 study Cimzia(R), together with MTX, had a rapid onset of...

2008-10-27 09:00:12

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- 5:00 AM PST -- UCB announced today results from several Phase III clinical trials evaluating CIMZIA(R) (certolizumab pegol) - the only PEGylated anti-TNF (Tumor Necrosis Factor) - presented at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting. Results from the open-label extension study to RAPID 1 met both co-primary endpoints (American College of Rheumatology (ACR) 20 response(a) scores at Week 24 and change from baseline in modified...


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