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Sobi launches new treatment for patients with rare inflammatory diseases

Thursday 12th July 2018

Patients with rare autoinflammatory diseases in the UK have a new treatment option with the launch of Sobi’s Kineret following approval from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) earlier this year.
The drug is already licensed in the UK for treating rheumatoid arthritis and cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes (CAPS). It will now be available to patients with adult onset stills disease (AOSD) and systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SIJA), which impacts...

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