Category: Arthritis

Prime Therapeutics’ Studies Examine Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapies and Total Cost

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Two new studies by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) show commercially insured members with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) had 3.5 times higher total cost of care than members without RA. But optimizing conventional disease…

Eli Lilly arthritis drug outperforms Humira and receives NICE backing

Eli Lilly’s rheumatoid arthritis (RA) drug Olumiant (baricitinib) has been deemed cost-effective by NICE and has been recommended to be used on the NHS for the treatment of severe active forms of the disease which has not responded to intensive therapy with conventional disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), it has emerged.
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