Navigation Links
Health Canada Approves SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis
Date:4/13/2009

rst once-monthly subcutaneous anti-TNF-alpha therapy, SIMPONI is approved in Canada for the treatment of moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis, active psoriatic arthritis and active ankylosing spondylitis, and is available either through the SIMPONI SmartJect auto injector or a prefilled syringe. SIMPONI is also being studied as an intravenous infusion therapy for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

    In Canada, SIMPONI is approved for:
    -- In combination with methotrexate (MTX), reducing signs and symptoms in
       adult patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis.
    -- Reducing signs and symptoms in adult patients with moderately to
       severely active psoriatic arthritis, alone or in combination with MTX.
       SIMPONI can be used in combination with MTX in patients who do not
       respond adequately to MTX alone.
    -- Reducing signs and symptoms in adult patients with active ankylosing
       spondylitis who have had an inadequate response to conventional
       therapies.

Important Safety Information

SIMPONI is contraindicated in patients with severe infections such as sepsis, tuberculosis and opportunistic infections and in patients who are hypersensitive to golimumab, latex or any of the excipients. Serious infections, including sepsis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, invasive fungal and other opportunistic infections have been observed with the use of TNF antagonists including SIMPONI. Some of these infections have been fatal. SIMPONI should not be given to patients with a clinically important, active infection (chronic or localized). Caution should be exercised when considering the use of SIMPONI in patients with a chronic infection or a history of recurrent infection. Patients should be monitored for signs and symptoms of infection while on or after treatment with SIMPONI. If a patient develops a serious infection or sepsis, SIMPONI the
'/>"/>

SOURCE Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc.; Schering-Plough Corporation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Related biology technology :

1. Healthplace America Engages Robert A. Yungk to Provide Services as Chief Strategy Officer
2. Ansell Healthcare Espresses Firm Commitment to Support Continued Education of Healthcare Professionals Worldwide
3. MedTrust Online and Scottsdale Clinical Research Institute at Scottsdale Healthcare Announce Collaboration to Provide Cutting Edge Technology to Improve Patient Care
4. Siemens Healthcare Announces Planned Collaboration with Harris Corporation
5. Kibow Biotech, Inc. Launches Breakthrough Probiotic Dietary Supplement for Kidney Health in USA and Canada
6. Midwest Research Institute Expands in Kansas to Support Regional Economic Development in Animal Health, Biosecurity, and Bioenergy Sectors
7. Health Care Innovations and Opportunities Attract Attendees from 40 Countries and Delegations from 12 to 6th Annual World Health Care Congress
8. Nearly 70 Percent of Health Professionals Support Biotechnologys Use in Food Products
9. The MedZilla Report: Febraury 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health
10. MMR and Dancing Paws to Participate in Joint Sales Effort to Provide Personal Health Records for Pets
11. Hoosiers Work for Health Highlights Impact of Medical Research and Innovation on Indiana Economy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/22/2014)... CannLabs, Inc. (OTCQB: CANL), the ... testing methodologies relating to cannabis, today announced that it ... credit from an existing stockholder of the Company. ... commitment from one of our existing stockholders,” stated ... will help accelerate our planned expansions into the Connecticut ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... element of surprise has been a major advantage of ... Until now, epidemiologists had nothing to measure that might ... suboptimal responses to both the H1N1 pandemic of 2009 ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141121/160242 That virus advantage ... structural changes have been found that invariably to date ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 Offering ... their Sartorius Entris Balance promotion . The Sartorius ... seeking a durable, high accuracy, and easy-to-maintain balance entry ... in Germany. It was designed to help customer’s bridge ... and a balance that is very durable. Sartorius is ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... BlueInGreen, LLC ( BlueInGreen® ) and ... PCI, Inc., leading suppliers of ozone process technology ... to provide a new state-of-the-art ozone system for ... Wastewater Treatment. The new ozone disinfection system ... dissolution technology, Pinnacle Ozone’s industry leading Zenith™ ozone ...
Breaking Biology Technology:CannLabs Secures $750,000 Line Of Credit 2Viruses' Advantage of Surprise is Lost 2Pipette.com Announces an Extension on the Sartorius Entris Balance Promotion to the End of 2014 2City of Fayetteville Leads Nation with Innovative Ozone Technology 2City of Fayetteville Leads Nation with Innovative Ozone Technology 3City of Fayetteville Leads Nation with Innovative Ozone Technology 4
... May 18 ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM ... National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) Annual Gala for ... to market for a rare and devastating disorder -- ... genetic disorder caused by a deficiency of C1 inhibitor, ...
... Debt Facility; Support Profitable GrowthALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 18 ... CLRT ), a premier anatomic pathology and molecular ... industry, announced today that it has completed the second ... with Oak Investment Partners , a ...
... and Merieux Alliance,have signed a letter of intent for ... The Institut Pasteur and Merieux Alliance (which comprises the ... to,pool their resources and efforts to fight infectious diseases ... - Clinical diagnostics and theranostics (in ...
Cached Biology Technology:ViroPharma Incorporated Honored by the National Organization for Rare Disorders 2ViroPharma Incorporated Honored by the National Organization for Rare Disorders 3ViroPharma Incorporated Honored by the National Organization for Rare Disorders 4ViroPharma Incorporated Honored by the National Organization for Rare Disorders 5Clarient Completes Second Tranche of Private Placement of Convertible Preferred Stock With Oak Investment Partners 2Clarient Completes Second Tranche of Private Placement of Convertible Preferred Stock With Oak Investment Partners 3Clarient Completes Second Tranche of Private Placement of Convertible Preferred Stock With Oak Investment Partners 4Clarient Completes Second Tranche of Private Placement of Convertible Preferred Stock With Oak Investment Partners 5Clarient Completes Second Tranche of Private Placement of Convertible Preferred Stock With Oak Investment Partners 6The Institut Pasteur and Merieux Alliance Take First Step Towards a Long-Term Research Partnership in the Field of Infectious Diseases 2The Institut Pasteur and Merieux Alliance Take First Step Towards a Long-Term Research Partnership in the Field of Infectious Diseases 3
(Date:11/5/2014)... diversity in their ability to identify scents and odors. ... their perceptual evaluation of odors, with women outperforming men ... Sex differences in olfactory detection may play a role ... one,s perception of smell, which is naturally linked to ... been suggested to be cognitive or emotional, rather than ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... the right amount of death at the right time ... to new research that could help in understanding animal ... , In a paper in the journal Trends ... and European colleagues conclude that the kind of positive ... of individuals, or mortality, depends on the size and ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... GABLES, Fla. (November 4, 2014) — Think about the ... ask: How do neighboring cells know that they are ... and how do these tissues find the correct place ... are answering these crucial questions. , In a new ... use to communicate with their surrounding neighbors, at the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):The female nose always knows: Do women have more olfactory neurons? 2When less is more: Death in moderation boosts population density in nature 2The inside story: How the brain and skull stay together 2
... Larry Murdoch have received an $891,000 Environmental Protection Agency ... in geological formations located deep below the earth,s surface. ... believed to be the leading cause of global warming, ... most promising alternatives for reducing emissions using current technology. ...
... . The DFG has approved the establishment of ... decision was made recently by the relevant Grants Committee in Bonn. ... a total of 132 million. In addition, 20 percent overhead funding ... centres, research topics range from modern prostheses to political reforms to ...
... Journal of Experimental Biology are pleased to announce ... Scientifique (CNRS) in the Universit de Nice-Sophia-Antipolis is the winner ... prize is awarded in recognition of an outstanding achievement and ... JEB Editor-in-Chief, and adds that ,we truly appreciate ...
Cached Biology News:DFG approves funding for 17 new collaborative research centers 2DFG approves funding for 17 new collaborative research centers 3DFG approves funding for 17 new collaborative research centers 4DFG approves funding for 17 new collaborative research centers 5DFG approves funding for 17 new collaborative research centers 6DFG approves funding for 17 new collaborative research centers 7DFG approves funding for 17 new collaborative research centers 8DFG approves funding for 17 new collaborative research centers 9French scientist wins the Journal of Experimental Biology Outstanding Paper Prize 2009 2French scientist wins the Journal of Experimental Biology Outstanding Paper Prize 2009 3French scientist wins the Journal of Experimental Biology Outstanding Paper Prize 2009 4
Alexa Fluor 647 anti-mouse IL-12 (Interleukin-12) / IL-23 (Interleukin-23) p40 25 ug...
MAb to Transferrin Dry Ice: No Preservative: NaN3 Availability When Not in Inventory: 14-21 Business Days...
Rabbit polyclonal to IRS1 (phospho S636) ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 3667 SwissProtID: P35568...
Leucine-rich repeat-containing G-protein coupled receptor 4...
Biology Products: