Atopic Dermatitis

Dupilumab pre-filled pen approved by FDA
June 29, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a single-dose 300 mg pre-filled pen version of dupilumab (Dupixent, Sanofi and Regeneron) for the treatment of atopic dermatitis, asthma and chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis (CRSwNP) in U.S. patients 12 years and older.

No evidence of increased cancer incidence in children using topical
June 24, 2020

A recent study shows no increased risk of incidence of malignancies in patients using topical tacrolimus. A black box warning on the therapy has made it challenging for physicians to prescribe, and researchers hope this evidence will lead to the FDA reconsidering that warning.

Dual JAK/SYK inhibitor a promising systemic treatment for chronic hand eczema
June 23, 2020

Gusacitinib, an investigational oral Janus kinase/spleen tyrosine kinase inhibitor, demonstrated statistical superiority compared with placebo for improving chronic hand eczema in a phase 2b study.