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  • n. A humanized monoclonal antibody used as an immunosuppressive drug.


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  • Patients enrolled at the start of the trial were required to initiate open-label tocilizumab 8 mg/kg after week 52, unless they had achieved at least a 70% improvement in symptoms. - medical news plus CME for physicians

  • Actemra, also known as tocilizumab, was developed by Japan-based Chugai, which is controlled by Roche.

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  • Actemra, also known as tocilizumab, was developed by Japan's Chugai, which is controlled by Roche.

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  • One of the genes is also known to be linked to rheumatoid arthritis RA and the researchers suggested that the drug tocilizumab, which is used to treat RA, may also work for asthma.

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  • The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC), which carries out rationing decisions north of the border, says the £9,000 annual cost of RoActemra, also known as tocilizumab, should not prevent patients from getting it.

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  • RoActemra is also known as tocilizumab and is sold in some markets as Actemra.

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  • The authors say tocilizumab, a drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, could be a good option for treating asthma in people with one of the variants they identified and suggest that clinical trials could be beneficial.

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  • A Phase III trial showed that 71% of children treated with tocilizumab saw a 70% improvement after three months.

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  • Roche today announced that Health Canada has approved ACTEMRA (TM) (tocilizumab) to treat patients wi ...


  • RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab), which hit the US market in January for rheumatoid arthritis, rocketed 198% to 155 million francs.

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