Mark Lebwohl, MD, takes a deep dive in the recent delay in approval for multiple JAK inhibitor drugs for treatment of inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. He also discusses the impact of the delay, as well as the benefits of JAK inhibitors for inflammatory skin diseases, and an outlook for the future of this drug class.
The FDA is now requiring black box warning for certain JAK inhibitors used to treat arthritis. This news comes amid delay in FDA approval for multiple JAK inhibitors for the treatment of inflammatory skin conditions.
Mark Lebwohl, MD, explains the recent delay in approval of JAK inhibitors by the FDA, how it is affecting the inflammatory skin disease community, and if physicians should be concerned.