Peficitinib, a JAK inhibitor, in combination with limited conventional synthetic DMARDs in the treatment of moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis & rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.) Genovese, M. C., Greenwald, M., Codding, C., Zubrzycka-Sienkiewicz, A., Kivitz, A. J., Wang, A., Shay, K., Wang, X., Garg, J. P., Cardiel, M. H. 2017


To evaluate the efficacy and safety of orally administered once-daily peficitinib in combination with limited conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (csDMARDs) in patients with moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA).In this randomized, double-blind, phase IIb trial, patients with RA (n?=?289) were treated with peficitinib 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, or 150 mg or matching placebo once daily for 12 weeks. The primary end point was the percentage of patients who met the American College of Rheumatology 20% improvement criteria (achieved an ACR20 response) at week 12.ACR20 response rates at week 12 were 22.0%, 36.8%, 48.3% (P?

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