FDA tacks on new warning to AbbVie's Rinvoq label as safety frets crimp JAK class
The safety problems that continue to plague the JAK class as new data highlight some severe side effects are casting a large shadow over AbbVie’s Rinvoq.
As a result of a recent readout highlighting major adverse cardiac events (MACE), malignancy, mortality and thrombosis with Xeljanz a couple of months ago, AbbVie put out a notice late Friday afternoon that the class risks are being added to its label for their rival drug, which will now be relegated to second-line use.
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