Data from Pharmawand - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Date added 25 July 2013

An advisory panel to the FDA voted against approving Humira ( (adalimumab) from AbbVie, for treating an inflammatory disease of the spine. The panel of independent advisors called for additional trials to prove the efficacy of the drug in treating early-stages of Spondyloarthritis.

The FDA will take the panel's 12 to 1 vote into consideration while deciding upon the final approval for this new use for the drug.

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