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Upadacitinib versus placebo or adalimumab with background methotrexate in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and an inadequate response to methotrexate: a subgroup analysis of a phase III randomized controlled trial in Central and Eastern European patients

Authors: Karel Pavelka MD PhD, Zoltán Szekanecz MD PhD DSc, Nemanja Damjanov MD PhD, Branimir Anić MD PhD, Matija Tomšič MD PhD, Vadim Mazurov MD PhD, Marija Maksimovic MD, Orsolya Nagy MD PhD, Jerzy Świerkot MD PhD, Tzvetanka Petranova MD PhD, Tiina Veldi MD, Asta Baranauskaitė MD PhD, Catalin Codreanu MD PhD, Daina Andersone MD PhD, Roy Fleischmann MD

This post hoc analysis of SELECT-COMPARE reports, for the first time, the efficacy and safety of upadacitinib 15 mg in combination with methotrexate
(MTX) in patients from the Central and Eastern European region with MTX inadequate response rheumatoid arthritis compared with placebo or adalimumab with MTX up to 48 weeks of follow-up.

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Vedolizumab in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease: evolving paradigms

Authors: Benjamin Crooks MA MBBS, Tom Barnes MBBS BSc, Jimmy K Limdi FRCP FACG

This review brings together data reported on VDZ to date for treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases, comprising Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC).

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Antidepressant efficacy and side-effect burden: a quick guide for clinicians

Authors: Daniel Santarsieri, Thomas L Schwartz

Prescribing of antidepressant treatment (ADT) for major depressive disorder (MDD) has increased substantially over the last two decades. In this paper, the authors discuss the evidence that supports the use of ADT based on FDA approvals, data from randomized controlled trials or meta-analyses and where these are not available, the authors discuss and apply theoretical pharmacodynamic principles to help guide treatment choice in MDD.

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Safety and pharmacokinetics of extended use of palivizumab in Saudi Arabian infants and children

Authors: Saleh al-Alaiyan, Paul Pollack, Gerard F Notario

The peak season of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections in warmer climates may extend beyond the typical five-month RSV season of temperate regions. This study aimed to assess the safety, immunogenicity, and pharmacokinetics of an extended seven-dose regimen of palivizumab in children at high risk for serious infection by the RSV.

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