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Julien Paccou, René-Marc Flipo
Golimumab (Simponi(®)) is a fully human tumor necrosis factor α inhibitor (TNFi) antibody administered subcutaneously. In the European Union, golimumab is indicated for the treatment of adults with severe, active axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA), which includes both ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and nonradiographic axSpA (nr-axSpA). In the US, it is indicated for the treatment of adults with active AS only. This article reviews the efficacy and tolerability of golimumab in nr-axSpA patients compared to other TNFi agents (adalimumab, infliximab, etanercept, and certolizumab pegol)...
2016: Drug Design, Development and Therapy
Rachel Archer, Paul Tappenden, Shijie Ren, Marrissa Martyn-St James, Rebecca Harvey, Hasan Basarir, John Stevens, Christopher Carroll, Anna Cantrell, Alan Lobo, Sami Hoque
BACKGROUND: Ulcerative colitis (UC) is the most common form of inflammatory bowel disease in the UK. UC can have a considerable impact on patients' quality of life. The burden for the NHS is substantial. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the clinical effectiveness and safety of interventions, to evaluate the incremental cost-effectiveness of all interventions and comparators (including medical and surgical options), to estimate the expected net budget impact of each intervention, and to identify key research priorities...
May 2016: Health Technology Assessment: HTA
Laura Merras-Salmio, Kaija-Leena Kolho
Anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) blockade is so far the most effective therapy for extensive pediatric Crohn disease (CD), but loss of response is frequently encountered. We describe here the use of golimumab (Simponi) in 6 pediatric CD patients with antibody formation/loss of response to infliximab and adalimumab. Most patients had undergone surgery but had poor disease control. After introduction of golimumab, the levels of inflammatory markers and fecal calprotectin declined at first, but the response was not sustained...
September 2016: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
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March 31, 2014: Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Mark Löwenberg, Nanne Kh de Boer, Frank Hoentjen
The introduction of therapeutic antibodies against tumor necrosis factor (TNF) had a major impact on the treatment of ulcerative colitis (UC). Infliximab and adalimumab are powerful agents that are used for remission induction and maintenance therapy in UC and have an acceptable safety profile. However, a proportion of UC patients for whom therapy with anti-TNF agents is indicated fail or become intolerant to treatment with infliximab or adalimumab. Hence, there remains an unmet need for novel anti-TNF agents...
2014: Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology
Marvin M Goldenberg
Afatinib (Gilotrif) for non-small-cell lung cancer; golimumab (Simponi Aria) for moderate-to-severe active rheumatoid arthritis; and levomilnacipran (Fetzima) extended release for major depressive disorder.
September 2013: P & T: a Peer-reviewed Journal for Formulary Management
Hideji Fujii, Yoshinori Murakami, Yasushi Harada
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2013: Nihon Yakurigaku Zasshi. Folia Pharmacologica Japonica
Nigel Armstrong, Manuela Joore, Thea van Asselt, Kate Misso, Nathan Manning, Florian Tomini, Jos Kleijnen, Rob Riemsma
As part of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) single technology appraisal (STA) process, the Evidence Review Group (ERG) produced a report to comment on the clinical and cost effectiveness of golimumab (Simponi(®), Merck Sharp & Dohme) for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) relative to other comparators as presented in the manufacturer's submission (MS) to NICE. The population was those with active disease who had not responded to conventional therapy. The specified comparators were conventional care and two other tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) inhibitors (adalimumab and etanercept)...
May 2013: PharmacoEconomics
Jonathan Tosh, Rachel Archer, Sarah Davis, Matt Stevenson, John W Stevens
As part of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) single technology appraisal (STA) process, the manufacturer of golimumab (Simponi(®); Merck Sharp & Dohme, USA) was invited to submit evidence for its clinical and cost effectiveness for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) after the failure of previous disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). The School of Health and Related Research Technology Appraisal Group (ScHARR-TAG) at The University of Sheffield was commissioned to act as the independent Evidence Review Group (ERG)...
August 2013: PharmacoEconomics
Durdica Babić-Naglić, Branimir Anić, Srdan Novak
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2010: Reumatizam
Alain Beck, Thierry Wurch, Janice M Reichert
The 6th European Antibody Congress (EAC), organized by Terrapinn Ltd., was held in Geneva, Switzerland, which was also the location of the 4th and 5th EAC. As was the case in 2008 and 2009, the EAC was again the largest antibody congress held in Europe, drawing nearly 250 delegates in 2010. Numerous pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies active in the field of therapeutic antibody development were represented, as were start-up and academic organizations and representatives from the US Food and Drug Administration FDA...
March 2011: MAbs
Gabor Hutas
Golimumab (Simponi, Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc., PA, USA) is the first transgenic human monoclonal antibody against TNF-alpha that has been approved in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Golimumab is synthesized using conventional hybridoma technique after immunizing transgenic mice containing human immunoglobulin genes. The constant region of golimumab is identical to that of infliximab, but the variable regions of golimumab have fully human sequences. In this article, we present the pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties as well as the clinical efficacy and tolerability of golimumab...
July 2010: Immunotherapy
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August 2009: JAAPA: Official Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
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July 13, 2009: Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
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