Journal article

Efficacy of risankizumab in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis by baseline demographics, disease characteristics and prior biologic therapy: an integrated analysis of the phase III UltIMMa-1 and UltIMMa-2 studies.

B Strober, A Menter, C Leonardi, K Gordon, J Lambert, L Puig, H Photowala, M Longcore, T Zhan, P Foley

Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Risankizumab is a humanized IgG monoclonal antibody that selectively inhibits interleukin-23 through binding the p19 subunit. In Phase 3 trials, risankizumab demonstrated superior efficacy compared with adalimumab and ustekinumab in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Here, we evaluated the impact of baseline characteristics on efficacy of risankizumab compared with ustekinumab in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. METHODS: This analysis included all patients initially randomized to risankizumab or ustekinumab from the replicate, double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled phase 3 trials, UltIMMa-1 (NCT02684370) and UltIMMa-2 (NCT02684357). Patie..

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